Chief of Police William J. Logan

Chief of Police William J. Logan

Fanwood Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Tuesday, September 27, 1921

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William J. Logan

Chief Logan was struck and killed by a train while searching for boxcar thieves in the early morning. While walking along the tracks he did not see a railroad engine that was backing up and was struck and killed instantly.

Chief Logan was the town's third Police Chief and had been with the agency for 15 years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Chief Logan,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Fanwood.


United States Border Patrol

September 27, 2021

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