Police Officer John J. Bracken

Police Officer John J. Bracken

Jersey City Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Wednesday, September 12, 1973

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John J. Bracken

Police Officer John Bracken succumbed to injuries sustained 12 days earlier when his police motorcycle was struck by a vehicle, driven by a drunk driver, while he was on patrol.

Officer Bracken was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Jersey City Police Department for two years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, September 1, 1973

drunk driver

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Officer Bounocore is my grandfathers brother and the fact that you passed away on the same day makes me twice as sad. Thank you for protecting the city Rest In Peace.

Hayden Vitz

February 20, 2019

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