Patrolman John S. Taylor, Jr.

Patrolman John S. Taylor, Jr.

Menomonee Falls Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Saturday, August 6, 1977

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John S. Taylor, Jr.

Patrolman Taylor was killed when his patrol car was broadsided by another vehicle while he was pursuing a juvenile offender. He was assisting state patrol officers in the pursuit.

Patrolman Taylor was survived by his wife. A park in Patrolman Taylor's hometown between Appleton Avenue and Main Street was later named for him.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 35

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Today I will take my children to your annual memorial service in the park with your name. To teach them what true heroes are. Thank you, Officer Taylor, for giving everything in service to your community. And I’m so sorry to your wife and family for all they had to give as well.


May 16, 2021

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