Deputy Keeper Bruce Linwood Drummond

Deputy Keeper Bruce Linwood Drummond

New Jersey Department of Corrections, New Jersey

End of Watch Thursday, March 20, 1919

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Bruce Linwood Drummond

Deputy Keeper Bruce Drummond succumbed to injuries sustained three years earlier when he was injured while on duty at the New Jersey State Prison in Trenton.

The injury caused paralysis and ultimately left him bedridden. His condition deteriorated until he passed away from his injuries on March 20th, 1919.

Deputy Drummond had served with the New Jersey Department of Corrections for six years at the time of the accident. He was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Incident Date Wednesday, September 20, 1916

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Deputy Keeper Trummond,
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 the state of New Jersey. There is no tougher job in Law Enforcement than that of a Corrections Officer . And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

March 20, 2019

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