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Patrolman George T. Bowman | Pennsauken Police Department, New Jersey Pennsauken Police Department, New Jersey

Patrolman

George T. Bowman

Pennsauken Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch: Sunday, September 3, 1995

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 46

Tour: 23 years

Badge # 54

Military veteran

Cause: Heart attack

Incident Date: 7/20/1995

Weapon: Person

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman George Bowman died six weeks after suffering a heart attack while attempting to apprehend two suspects who were fleeing from the police. He had taken the driver into custody following a foot pursuit and collapsed as he placed the man in his cruiser.

He had remained in a coma from the time he collapsed until he passed away.

Patrolman Bowman was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War and had served with the Pennsauken Police Department for 23 years. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter. His son went on to serve with the New Jersey State Police.

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Sir I remember this day, heros never die. We have the watch.

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January 11, 2015

 

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