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Patrolman John Bosworth | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York


John Bosworth

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Wednesday, August 11, 1937

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 34

Tour: 12 years

Badge # 198

Cause: Struck by streetcar

Incident Date: 8/2/1937

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Patrolman Bosworth succumbed to injuries sustained nine days earlier when he was struck by a trolley car at 163rd Street and Westchester Avenue in the Bronx. He was taken to Lincoln Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Patrolman Bosworth had been with the agency for 12 years and was assigned to the Westchester Precinct.

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 76th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater
February 12, 2013


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