Police Officer James Ivan Broughton

Police Officer James Ivan Broughton

Middletown Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, November 3, 1918

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James Ivan Broughton

Officer Broughton succumbed to injuries sustained one week earlier in a motorcycle accident while pursuing a violator on Academy Avenue. He was sent home to recuperate and contracted pneumonia as a result of his injuries.

Officer Broughton had served with the Middletown Police Department for 1 year. He was survived by his expectant wife and three children.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 12

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Sunday, October 27, 1918
  • Weapon Automobile; Motorcycle
  • Offender Not available

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No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

November 3, 2020

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