Patrolman Albert Bruder

Patrolman Albert Bruder

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, January 11, 1929

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Albert Bruder

Patrolman Albert Bruder was killed in a motorcycle crash near the intersection of Rockaway Boulevard and 112th Street while pursuing a vehicle 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 Bruder had served with the NYPD for 16 years and was assigned to Motorcycle Squadron 2. His wife survived him.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge 969

Incident Details

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

vehicle pursuit

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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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