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Patrolman John J. Clowar | Trenton Police Department, New Jersey Trenton Police Department, New Jersey

Patrolman

John J. Clowar

Trenton Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch: Monday, November 16, 1964

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 4 years

Badge # 189

Cause: Bomb

Incident Date: 11/16/1964

Weapon: Explosives; Grenade

Suspect: Not available

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Patrolman Clowar was killed while responding to a report of a man attempting to blow up a tavern. The bar owner was able to lock the man outside of the bar before Patrolman Clowar and his partner arrived.

As Patrolman Clowar approached the door the suspect pulled the pin on a hand grenade. The grenade detonated, killing the suspect, an acquaintance, and Patrolman Clowar.

Patrolman Clowar had served with the agency for 4 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

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