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Trooper John J. Cahill | New York State Police, New York New York State Police, New York

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John J. Cahill

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch: Saturday, February 22, 1930

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: 3 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Trooper Cahill was killed instantly when his motorcycle sideswiped a car on the Albany-Schenectady Road in the Town of Colonie. Trooper Cahill was in pursuit of a speeding car when he lost control of his motorcycle and struck another car. He was thrown from his motorcycle and died of a fractured skull.
Trooper Cahill had been with the agency for three years.

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May Trooper Cahill's soul rest in Heaven. He gave his life in the line of duty, protecting the public.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police
April 24, 2017

 

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