Patrolman James M. Stone

Patrolman James M. Stone

Brooklyn Police Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, April 2, 1880

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James M. Stone

Patrolman James Stone succumbed to wounds received one month earlier when he was assaulted by a gang of street toughs.

Patrolman Stone was attempting to arrest a man when the man's friend struck Patrolman Stone over the head with a paving block. Patrolman Stone never regained consciousness and succumbed to the assault one month later.

Patrolman Stone was assigned to the 3rd Precinct.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Sunday, February 29, 1880
  • Weapon Blunt object; Brick
  • Offender Not available

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The Brooklyn Police are now a part of history as are you. You died in the pursuit of justice. Though the fate of your murderer is not told here, we can only hope he faced true justice, if not in this world, then in the next.

God Bless and I pray you are resting eternally in peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

April 2, 2015

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