Patrolman Peter P. Oginskis

Patrolman Peter P. Oginskis

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Saturday, May 5, 1923

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Peter P. Oginskis

Patrolman Peter Oginskis died as a result of an automobile crash in a department vehicle at 11 pm.

He was operating a motorcycle when he was hit head-on by an automobile at the intersection of Pond Street and Arbor Way in the Jamaica Pond section of Boston. He was transported to Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries the next morning.

Patrolman Oginskis was a United States Navy WWI veteran and had served with the Boston Police Department for two years. He was survived by his mother, father, and three sisters.

He is buried in Holy Cross Cemetery in Hudson, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 1369
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Friday, May 4, 1923

motorcycle, vehicle crash, motor officer

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Patrolman Oginskis,
On today, the 101st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Navy during World War I.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

May 5, 2024

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