Police Officer Jerry Joseph Genova

Police Officer Jerry Joseph Genova

Lauderdale Lakes Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Wednesday, November 15, 1972

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Jerry Joseph Genova

Officer Genova was killed in a motorcycle accident while pursuing a vehicle wanted for a hit-and-run involving a young girl. Another vehicle failed to yield right-of-way and turned in front of Officer Genova on State Route 7, causing a collision. Officer Genova was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries four days later.
Officer Genova had been with the agency for eight years and was survived by his wife, son and daughter.

Bio

  • Age 29
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Saturday, November 11, 1972
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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I met your Dad when I was a boy riding my bike. We used to talk when he was on duty, he was a friend when I needed one most. He loved his family and will forever be missed.

J Laramie Cpt retired
Palm Beach County Fire Resce

December 22, 2018

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