Police Officer James W. Liney

Police Officer James W. Liney

Troy Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, October 5, 1933

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James W. Liney

Officer James Liney was killed in a motorcycle accident on 15th Street, near Sage Avenue, while on patrol at approximately 11:00 pm. His motorcycle collided with another vehicle head-on during a period of rain.

Officer Liney was a U.S. Army veteran of WWI and had served with the Troy Police Department for 3.5 years. He was survived by his wife, son, and two daughters.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 3 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

automobile accident, motorcycle

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will always be remembered. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 5, 2020

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