Patrolman James P. Collins

Patrolman James P. Collins

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, November 29, 1941

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James P. Collins

Patrolman James Collins died during surgery for an injury he received to his arm while on duty two days earlier.

He was admitted to Harbor Hospital for the surgery and died shortly after an anesthetic was administered.

Patrolman Collins had served with the New York City Police Department for 18 years and was assigned to the 62nd Precinct.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge 11344

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Incident Date Thursday, November 27, 1941

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I found this photo while researching Patrolman Collins's line of duty death for the precinct's memorial wall. I wanted to make sure there was a face to the name. Fidelis Ad Mortem.

P.O. MICHAEL BIRZIN
NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT 62ND PRECINCT

October 1, 2019

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