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

Patrolman

James J. Donovan

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Friday, March 19, 1943

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: 4 years

Badge # 2352

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

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Patrolman Donovan was accidentally shot and killed while off-duty and in civilian cloths by another Patrolman who mistook Patrolman Donovan for an offender.

Patrolman Donovan was survived by his wife and four children. He had had served with the New York City Police Department for four years and was assigned to the 75th Precinct.

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RIP brother, you will never be forgotten.

P.O. Carlos Nunez - retired
NYPD
March 19, 2013

 

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