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Officer Mortimer P. Donoghue | Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

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Mortimer P. Donoghue

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch: Thursday, September 16, 1948

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 58

Tour: 29 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile crash

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Officer Mortimer Donoghue was killed in an automobile accident when the prisoner transport wagon he was riding struck another automobile at 5th Street and K Street, NW.

The accident occurred when the wagon entered an intersection where the traffic signals were not working. Officer Donoghue was riding in the back of the wagon and was ejected from it upon impact.

Officer Donoghue had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for 29 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

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Officer Donoghue,
On today, the 69th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the District of Columbia. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
September 16, 2017

 

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