Sergeant Joseph I. Cordes, III

Sergeant Joseph I. Cordes, III

Swampscott Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Monday, May 25, 1998

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Joseph I. Cordes, III

Sergeant Joseph Cordes died of a heart attack while writing a police report in the station's booking room.

Sergeant Cordes had served with the Swampscott Police Department for 25 years. He is survived by his wife, son, daughter, and brother.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack


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Sgt. Cordes,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Swampscott. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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May 25, 2023

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