Patrolman Eugene C. Otersen

Patrolman Eugene C. Otersen

Jersey City Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Saturday, January 7, 1922

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Eugene C. Otersen

Patrolman Eugene Otersen was struck and killed by an Erie Lackawanna Railroad train at the crossing at the intersection of 19th Street and Grove Street.

Patrolman Otersen was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 1 year, 8 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Patrolman Oterson,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Jersey City.


United States Border Patrol

January 7, 2022

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