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Patrolman John J. Bennett | Salem Police Department, Massachusetts Salem Police Department, Massachusetts


John J. Bennett

Salem Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Thursday, October 13, 1955

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 57

Tour: 30 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Struck by vehicle

Incident Date: 9/18/1955

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Patrolman Bennett succumbed to injuries sustained 25 days earlier when he was struck by a vehicle while on duty in front of a high school. He remained in a coma from the time of the incident until his death.

Patrolman Bennett had served with the Salem Police Department for 30 years and was survived by his wife and two children.

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Still Honored. Still Remembered. RIP, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department
October 13, 2017


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