Police Officer Joseph O'Connor

Police Officer Joseph O'Connor

East Orange Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Friday, May 1, 1925

Joseph O'Connor

Officer O'Connor succumbed to injuries sustained four years earlier when he was struck by a vehicle while directing traffic. He attempted to wave down a speeding motorist but was struck by the car. He never fully recovered and died at Orange Memorial Hospital.
Officer O'Connor had been with the agency for nine years at the time of his death.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Saturday, April 30, 1921

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 88th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

May 6, 2013

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