Patrolman James J. Reynolds

Patrolman James J. Reynolds

Holyoke Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Saturday, November 17, 1951

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James J. Reynolds

Patrolman James Reynolds succumbed to injuries sustained almost two years earlier when he was forced to jump off his motorcycle in order to avoid a collision with a tractor trailer. He suffered a ruptured vertebrae.

His health condition continued to deteriorate and died as a result of the injuries.

Patrolman Reynolds had served with the Holyoke Police Department for five years and had previously served with the United States Navy during World War II. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, January 28, 1950

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Patrolman Reynolds,
On today, the 65th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just your Community but for our Country as well when you served in the USN during WW II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

United States Border Patrol

November 17, 2016

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