Patrolman James Carlton Towns

Patrolman James Carlton Towns

Brooklyn Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, December 18, 1971

James Carlton Towns

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.

Bio

  • Age 52
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 16

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, December 7, 1971
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available

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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
RPPD (IL)

June 22, 2016

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