Patrolman Theodore E. R. Braun

Patrolman Theodore E. R. Braun

Verona Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Wednesday, May 18, 1938

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Theodore E. R. Braun

Patrolman Braun succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident while attempting to stop a speeding vehicle on Bloomfield Avenue. As he sped down the street with his siren activated a hard-of-hearing pedestrian stepped into the road. Patrolman Braun swerved to avoid him and was thrown over the handlebars of the motorcycle. He was taken to Moutainside Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Patrolman Braun had served with the Verona Police Department for 11 months. He was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 11 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, May 14, 1938

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 20, 2020

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