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Traffic Officer Joseph P. Manogue | Newport Police Department, Vermont Newport Police Department, Vermont

Traffic Officer

Joseph P. Manogue

Newport Police Department, Vermont

End of Watch: Wednesday, September 26, 1917

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 49

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Not available

Offender: Found Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity

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Traffic Officer Joseph Manogue was shot and killed in the Newport Hotel while assisting U.S. Immigration officers taking an illegal immigrant into custody.

A struggle ensued and shots were fired. When the gunfire ended, Officer Manogue lay dying, and Immigration Officer Daniel McDermott was seriously injured. The shooter was arrested and eventually transported to the state hospital in Waterbury. A jury later found him not guilty by reason of insanity. He died in an asylum in Beauport, Quebec, on October 4, 1926.

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Rest In Peace Brother on this 100th anniversary of your EOW. You are not forgotten

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
City of Upland, CA
September 26, 2017

 

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