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Police Officer Robert M. LaMotta | Newark Police Department, New Jersey Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer

Robert M. LaMotta

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch: Friday, October 27, 1967

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: 16 years

Badge # 65

Cause: Motorcycle crash

Incident Date: 10/26/1967

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Officer LaMotta succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when his police motorcycle was struck by a car on Central Avenue. He was transported to Presbyterian Hospital where he died the following day.

Officer LaMotta was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII. He had served with the Newark Police Department for 16 years and was assigned to the Traffic Division. He was survived by his wife and three daughters.

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Rest In Peace Brother. We remember and honor you on the 50th Anniversary of your E.O.W. Thank you for your service to this country.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA
October 27, 2017


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