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Patrolman John D. Gibbons | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York

Patrolman

John D. Gibbons

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Thursday, October 4, 1928

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # 14422

Cause: Motorcycle crash

Incident Date: 10/3/1928

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Patrolman Gibbons died of injuries he sustained the previous day during a pursuit.

Patrolman Gibbons was on motorcycle patrol in Manhattan when he observed a speeding taxi cab. Patrolman Gibbons attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver refused to stop. During the pursuit, Patrolman Gibbons motorcycle collided with the taxi, and he was injured. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where he died the next day from his injuries.

Patrolman Gibbons was assigned to Motorcycle Squad 1.

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Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo
October 4, 2017

 

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