Officer John T. Porter, Jr.

Officer John T. Porter, Jr.

Geneva Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, May 12, 1932

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John T. Porter, Jr.

Officer John Porter was killed in a motorcycle accident while on patrol.

Another vehicle turned in front of his motorcycle near the intersection of Fifth and State streets, causing a collision. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Officer Porter had served with the Geneva Police Department for three years. He was single.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Officer Porter,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Geneva.


United States Border Patrol

May 12, 2022

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