Patrolman Ralph E. Boyland

Patrolman Ralph E. Boyland

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, February 21, 1917

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Ralph E. Boyland

Patrolman Ralph Boyland was killed when he was struck by a trolley car while patrolling near the east anchorage of the Williamsburg Bridge.


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  • Cause Struck by streetcar

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A century ago today, Patrolman Boyland sacrificed his life in pursuit of his duties. IN another century he will still be remembered.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

February 21, 2017

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