Patrolman Robert Leroy Applegate

Patrolman Robert Leroy Applegate

Neptune Township Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Sunday, September 6, 1931

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Robert Leroy Applegate

Patrolman Robert Applegate was killed when his police motorcycle was struck by a drunk driver on Route 33.

He was responding to another accident when the incident occurred.

The driver who struck him was charged with murder.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Charged with murder

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Patrolman Applegate,
On today, the 90th anniversary of of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Neptune Township.


United States Border Patrol

September 6, 2021

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