Police Officer Joseph O'Connor

Police Officer Joseph O'Connor

East Orange Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Friday, May 1, 1925

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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.


  • 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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Rest in peace always and know that no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

May 1, 2021

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