Patrolman John Chabala, Jr.

Patrolman John Chabala, Jr.

Westchester County Parkway Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, October 3, 1948

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John Chabala, Jr.

Patrolman John Chabala was killed in a motorcycle crash on the Bronx River Parkway while on patrol.

He was transported to Lawrence Hospital where he died of his injuries.

He was a WWII Army Air Forces veteran and was survived by his wife, 6-month-old son, and parents.


  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
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  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

routine driving

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Rest in peace always and know that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 3, 2020

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