Patrolman James R. Baker

Patrolman James R. Baker

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, March 28, 1923

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James R. Baker

Patrolman James Baker was killed in a motorcycle collision on Milford Avenue near Pitkin Avenue.

Patrolman Baker was on patrol when he swerved to avoid a pedestrian who walked into the street in front of him. The motorcycle struck an elevated pole, killing Patrolman Baker.

Patrolman Baker was a U.S. Navy veteran. He served with the New York City Police Department for one year and was assigned to the 83rd Precinct, which is the present day 75th Precinct.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 10542

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Rest in heavenly peace on this the 97 anniversary of your death

Mark Mottola

March 28, 2020

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