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Officer John T. Porter, Jr. | Geneva Police Department, Illinois Geneva Police Department, Illinois

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John T. Porter, Jr.

Geneva Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Thursday, May 12, 1932

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 3 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Officer John Porter was killed in a motorcycle accident while on patrol.

Another vehicle turned in front of his motorcycle near the intersection of Fifth and State streets, causing a collision. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Officer Porter had served with the Geneva Police Department for three years. He was single.

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Officer Porters story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 1-1-17 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
RPPD (IL)
January 1, 2017

 

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