Patrolman John J. Bennett

Patrolman John J. Bennett

Salem Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Thursday, October 13, 1955

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John J. Bennett

Patrolman Bennett succumbed to injuries sustained 25 days earlier when he was struck by a vehicle while on duty in front of a high school. He remained in a coma from the time of the incident until his death.

Patrolman Bennett had served with the Salem Police Department for 30 years and was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 57
  • Tour 30 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Sunday, September 18, 1955

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Patrolman Bennett,
On today, the 65th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Salem. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

October 13, 2020

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