Patrolman Joseph Pych

Patrolman Joseph Pych

Enfield Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Saturday, December 25, 1954

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Joseph Pych

Patrolman Pych was killed in an automobile accident while attempting to stop a speeding motorist. Another vehicle pulled out in front of his patrol car. He swerved in an attempt to miss the vehicle, causing his vehicle to strike a tree.
Patrolman Pych had been with the agency for 18 months and was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Patrolman Pych, it has been 69 years since you were taken from us. New England law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices you, your family, and many others have made for us. Thank you for your 1 1/2 years of law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall Georges Mills, NH

December 25, 2023

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