Patrolman Thomas J. Downey

Patrolman Thomas J. Downey

Newark Police Division, New Jersey

End of Watch Wednesday, January 4, 1922

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Thomas J. Downey

Patrolman Downey was struck and killed by a trolley car while directing traffic.

Patrolman Downey had been with the Newark Police Department for seven years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by streetcar

directing traffic

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Patrolman Downey,
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 Newark.


United States Border Patrol

January 4, 2022

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