Patrolman John Regan

Patrolman John Regan

Memphis Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Wednesday, July 13, 1870

John Regan

Patrolman Regan died of sun stroke after walking his beat for six hours.

Patrolman Regan began walking his beat at 0700 hours. At 1300 hours, Patrolman Regan took his meal period. He was found dead of sun stroke at 1400 hours.

It was determined that Patrolman Regan suffered sun stroke due to a combination of the extremely hot temperatures in Memphis on that day, and that he walking his beat for six hours in that heat.

Patrolman Regan had served with the Memphis Police Department for six months.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness

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Patrolman Regan,
On today, the 141st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Memphis.

R.I.P.
USBP

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July 13, 2011

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