Trooper John J. Cahill

Trooper John J. Cahill

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Saturday, February 22, 1930

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John J. Cahill

Trooper Cahill was killed instantly when his motorcycle sideswiped a car on the Albany-Schenectady Road in the Town of Colonie. Trooper Cahill was in pursuit of a speeding car when he lost control of his motorcycle and struck another car. He was thrown from his motorcycle and died of a fractured skull.
Trooper Cahill had been with the agency for three years.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Trooper John J. Cahill continues to be honored for his services by the New York State Police, and by those who post their Reflection on this venue. Trooper J.J. Cahill will never be forgotten. RIP sir.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

February 28, 2021

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