Patrolman James J. Carroll

Patrolman James J. Carroll

Jersey City Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Sunday, May 27, 1934

James J. Carroll

Patrolman James Carroll was killed at 6:30 pm when his police motorcycle struck a traffic booth on the Pulaski Skyway while chasing a car. The vehicle suddenly attempted to exit the Skyway at Tonnele Avenue, forcing his motorcycle into the traffic booth.

Patrolman Carroll had served with the Jersey City Police Department for 15 years. He was survived by his wife and five children.

One of Patrolman Carroll's sons, Sergeant Donald Carroll, was shot and killed in the line of duty in 1986 while also serving with Jersey City Police Department.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge 867

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 27, 2015

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