Patrolman James Hopkins

Patrolman James Hopkins

Palisades Interstate Park Police Department - New Jersey Section, New Jersey

End of Watch Friday, September 10, 1937

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James Hopkins

Patrolman James Hopkins succumbed to injuries sustained the previous night when he was struck by a vehicle on Route 9W in Alpine, New Jersey.

He was standing on the side of the road and flagged down two motorists. As the first car stopped it was struck by the second car, which then struck Patrolman Hopkins. He was transported to Englewood Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The driver who struck Patrolman Hopkins was arrested and charged with causing death by reckless driving.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Thursday, September 9, 1937

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Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 10, 2020

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