Patrolman Albert Bruden

Patrolman Albert Bruden

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, January 11, 1929

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Albert Bruden

Patrolman Bruden was killed in a motorcycle accident while pursuing an unknown vehicle near the intersection of Rockaway Boulevard and 112th Street in Jamaica, Queens. His police motorcycle was struck by a city bus. He was transported to Lincoln Hospital where he succumbed to head injuries one hour later.

Patrolman Bruden had been with the agency for 16 years and had been assigned to Motorcycle Squadron 2 for six years. His wife survived him.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge 969

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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Patrolman Bruden,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of of New York City.


United States Border Patrol

January 11, 2019

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