Sergeant Charles M. Cozzens

Sergeant Charles M. Cozzens

Bradley Beach Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Saturday, August 8, 1964

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Charles M. Cozzens

Sergeant Cozzens was killed in an automobile accident when his patrol car struck a utility pole on Main Street.

Sergeant Cozzens had served with the agency for 17 years.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge SGT

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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The law enforcement community suffered a tragic loss on that day in 1964. I never met Sergeant Cozzens but his memory lives on proudly within our agency. The sacrifice that he made will never be forgotten.

Lieutenant Charles Zulla
Bradley Beach Police Department

May 6, 2016

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