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Patrolman John Hipwell | Brooklyn Police Department, New York Brooklyn Police Department, New York


John Hipwell

Brooklyn Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Tuesday, October 9, 1866

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 42

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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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.

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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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