Patrolman James Brickley

Patrolman James Brickley

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Sunday, November 25, 1934

Add to My Heroes

James Brickley

Patrolman James Brickley was struck and killed by a speeding truck while directing traffic at a fire. He was pronounced dead on arrival at Boston City Hospital as a result of a fractured skull

The suspect was arrested for and charged with manslaughter and driving to endanger, but was found not guilty. The incident was ruled a tragic accident.

Patrolman Brickley had served with the agency for 11 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 528

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

Most Recent Reflection

View all 11 Reflections

Never forgotten by the Officers of the Boston Police Department

P.O. Robert E. Anthony Historian
Boston Police Department

November 25, 2021

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.