Patrolman John Hipwell

Patrolman John Hipwell

Brooklyn Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, October 9, 1866

John Hipwell

Patrolman Hipwell was shot and killed while walking his beat in an area of Williamsburgh. There has been several burglaries in the area, so additional officers were assigned to the area. After briefly talking to another Patrolman at 0330 hours, Patrolman Hipwell began to patrol again. A short time later the other Patrolman heard a gunshot and found Patrolman Hipwell with a gunshot wound through his heart.

Patrolman Hipwell was assigned to the 45th, the present day New York City Police Department 90th Precinct. He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 42
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Rest In Peace Brother. We honor you on the 151st anniversary of your E.O.W. You are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
City of Upland, CA

October 9, 2017

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