Patrolman John J. Donnelly

Patrolman John J. Donnelly

Margate City Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Tuesday, November 15, 1932

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John J. Donnelly

Patrolman Donnelly was killed in a motorcycle accident while pursuing a speeding motorist. He was thrown from his motorcycle after it hit a slick road spot at Ventnor and Evergreen Avenues in Longport.

Patrolman Donnelly had been with the Margate City Police Department for one and a half years. He was survived by his wife and four-month-old son.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice are always remembered by your fellow law enforcement.

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

November 15, 2020

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