Patrolman John Thompson

Patrolman John Thompson

Brooklyn Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, December 18, 1877

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John Thompson

Patrolman John Thompson was killed when he was thrown from his horse while attempting to stop a runaway horse pulling a grocery wagon on Hamilton Avenue. During the incident he was impaled by a piece of the grocery cart.

Patrolman Thompson was assigned to the mounted squad.


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related

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Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

December 18, 2017

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