Patrolman William H. Hopkins

Patrolman William H. Hopkins

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Thursday, June 21, 1917

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William H. Hopkins

Patrolman Hopkins was killed in a motorcycle accident while attempting to stop a speeding car. Another vehicle crashed into his motorcycle, causing him to sustain severe injuries. He succumbed to his injuries two days later.

Patrolman Hopkins had been with the agency for five years and was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Tuesday, June 19, 1917

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 21, 2015

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