Captain John M. Cash

Captain John M. Cash

Palm Beach Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, October 31, 1926

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John M. Cash

Captain John Cash drowned after attempting several rescues at the beach next to Royal Palm Way.

A strong undertow had resulted in the drowning of three other swimmers that day. Captain Cash had already performed two rescues before he, too, drowned as a result of the undertow.

Captain Cash had served with the Palm Beach Police Department for four years.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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Captain Cash rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 31, 2019

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