Trooper Arthur J. Abagnale, Jr.

Trooper Arthur J. Abagnale, Jr.

New Jersey State Police, New Jersey

End of Watch Monday, June 11, 1962

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Arthur J. Abagnale, Jr.

Trooper Abagnale, Trooper Joseph DeFrino and Trooper Milan Simcak were killed in an automobile accident while on duty on the New Jersey Turnpike in Kearny.

Trooper Abagnale had served with the agency for 16 months.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 1 year, 3 months
  • Badge 1671

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Trooper Abagnale,
On today, the 55th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and the other two Troopers who were in that car with you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of New Jersey. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

June 11, 2017

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