Patrolman Michael Dudash

Patrolman Michael Dudash

Edison Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Friday, October 10, 1924

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Michael Dudash

Patrolman Dudash was killed in a motorcycle accident while responding to an automobile accident on Route 27 during a period of heavy fog. His motorcycle struck a disabled vehicle that was stopped in the roadway.

At the time of his death, Edison Township was named Raritan Township. The town was renamed to Edison in 1954. He was the third officer hired when the police department was formed in 1923.

Dudash Park is named in honor of Patrolman Dudash.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 3

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

October 10, 2020

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