Patrolman John P. Gibbons, III

Patrolman John P. Gibbons, III

Woburn Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Tuesday, May 4, 1999

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John P. Gibbons, III

Patrolman John Gibbons suffered a fatal heart attack after being kicked in the chest by a woman while responding to a disturbance call.

He began to suffer chest pains and was transported to a local hospital where he passed away.

Patrolman Gibbons had served with the Woburn Police Department for 14 years. He was survived by his wife, three daughters, and two sons.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge 99

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Happy Fathers Day, Mr. Gibbons. You made your daughters and sons so proud, and you would be proud of them today. I know you are truly missed by them and they never let your memory be forgotten. Rest easy, brother.

Corporal SHPD Donny Frost
South Hampton Police Department

June 20, 2021

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