Patrolman Charles A. Brereton

Patrolman Charles A. Brereton

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, September 30, 1947

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Charles A. Brereton

Patrolman Charles Brereton died of injures he sustained when he fell from ESU Truck 12 while on duty.

Officer Brereton was riding on the back of an ESU truck while it was backing into the precinct garage. He fell from the back of the truck and was subsequently crushed by the vehicle.

He was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 14322

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall

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Thank you for your service and rest in peace knowing that your service and sacrifice will always be remembered.

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

September 30, 2020

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