Policeman Eugene Cooke

Policeman Eugene Cooke

Hudson County Boulevard Police, New Jersey

End of Watch Wednesday, November 9, 1921

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Eugene Cooke

Policeman Eugene Cooke succumbed to injuries sustained the previous morning when he was struck by a taxicab at the intersection of the Boulevard and Pavonia Avenue while on duty at about 2:15 am.

He was taken to Jersey City Municipal Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The driver of the taxi that struck him was arrested and charged with manslaughter.

Policeman Cooke had just returned to duty after being struck and injured by another car the week before.

Policeman Cooke was a U.S. Navy veteran.


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  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Tuesday, November 8, 1921

directing traffic

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Officer Cook,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Hudson. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 9, 2021

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