Police Officer John Kingsley Palmer

Police Officer John Kingsley Palmer

Ridgefield Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Sunday, July 31, 1932

John Kingsley Palmer

Police Officer Jack Palmer was killed in a motorcycle accident while en route to a complaint about a fight at a local baseball game.

His police motorcycle collided with an automobile at the intersection of East Ridge Street and Governor Street. Officer Palmer suffered fatal injuries as a result of the accident.

In 1996 a city street, Palmer Court, was named in his honor.

Bio

  • Age Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Officer Palmer,
On today, the 86th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Ridgefield. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

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United States Border Patrol

July 31, 2018

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