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Patrolman James Carlton Towns | Brooklyn Police Department, Illinois Brooklyn Police Department, Illinois


James Carlton Towns

Brooklyn Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Saturday, December 18, 1971

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: 20 years

Badge # 16

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 12/7/1971

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman James Towns succumbed to injuries suffered 11 days earlier from shotgun wounds after he was shot while on duty.

Patrolman Towns had served with the Brooklyn Police Department for 20 years.

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Officer Towns's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 6-22-16 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
June 22, 2016


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