Patrolman Joseph W. Swoboda

Patrolman Joseph W. Swoboda

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, June 22, 1942

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Joseph W. Swoboda

Patrolman Swoboda was struck and killed by a trolley car while patrolling the Queensboro Bridge. His body was found by a trolley car conductor between the tracks and the guardrail near the Long Island side of the bridge.

Patrolman Swoboda was regularly assigned to Traffic Unit C but had been temporarily assigned to patrol the bridge.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 3771

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by streetcar

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Thank you for your service and always know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo (Retired)
Delaware State Police

June 22, 2020

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