Trooper Joseph Perry

Trooper Joseph Perry

New Jersey State Police, New Jersey

End of Watch Wednesday, June 9, 1937

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Joseph Perry

Trooper Joseph Perry was killed in a motorcycle crash on Centerton Road near Lawrence Corner Road.

Another vehicle pulled out of a driveway in front of him as he traveled southbound. Trooper Perry was unable to avoid the collision and suffered a severe leg injury. He was transported to a local hospital by witnesses to the crash. He died from his injuries two days later.

The driver who caused the crash was convicted of reckless driving and fined $2.00.

Trooper Perry was a U.S. Army veteran and was the recipient of both the Silver Star and Purple Heart service medals. He had served with the New Jersey State Police for almost eight years and is survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 442
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Monday, June 7, 1937

routine driving

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Trooper Perry, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 19, 2022

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