Patrolman John Thompson

Patrolman John Thompson

Brooklyn Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, December 18, 1877

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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