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Patrolman James J. Burns | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York


James J. Burns

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Saturday, June 4, 1932

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 7 years

Badge # 6441

Cause: Motorcycle crash

Incident Date: 5/28/1932

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Patrolman James Burns died of injured he received in a motorcycle accident while on patrol.

Patrolman Burns was on patrol when his motorcycle collided with a coal truck at the corner of Bay Parkway and West Ninth Street, Brooklyn. He died one week later from his injures.

Patrolman Burns had served with the New York City Police Department for seven years and was survived by his wife of three months. He was assigned to Motorcycle Squad 2, the present day Highway 2.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
June 4, 2015


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