Chief of Police John Lewis Nye

Chief of Police John Lewis Nye

Edgewood Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Monday, November 5, 1928

John Lewis Nye

Chief of Police John Nye was killed in a motorcycle crash while attempting to stop a traffic violator on Mifflin Avenue, Wilkinsburg.

He lost control of his motorcycle and struck a telegraph pole just outside of the Edgewood Borough border.

Chief Nye was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 45
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Chief Nye,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Edgewood Borough. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

November 5, 2018

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