Motorcycle Policeman Robert Cookson

Motorcycle Policeman Robert Cookson

Hudson County Boulevard Police, New Jersey

End of Watch Wednesday, August 26, 1925

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Robert Cookson

Motorcycle Policeman Robert Cookson succumbed to injuries sustained three days earlier when he was involved in a motorcycle crash at the intersection of Hudson Boulevard and Underwood Place in Jersey City.

He was riding alongside another policeman when their motorcycles collided, causing Policeman Cookson's motorcycle to collide with a car. Policeman Cookson was transported to Jersey City Hospital where he remained until succumbing to his injuries.

Policeman Cookson was survived by his wife.


  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Sunday, August 23, 1925

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Officer Cookson,
On today, the 92nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Hudson County.


United States Border Patrol

August 26, 2017

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