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Police Officer Edward Burns | Yonkers Police Department, New York Yonkers Police Department, New York

Police Officer

Edward Burns

Yonkers Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Monday, September 5, 1904

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Animal related

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Police Officer Burns was killed when his new horse was scared by a trolley and began to bolt. As it did so, it toppled over and Officer Burns was thrown under the wheels of the oncoming trolley.

Officer Burns had served with the Yonkers Police Department for 4 years.

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Officer Burns,
On today, the 112th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Yonkers. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
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Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
September 5, 2016

 

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