Officer John P. Ellis

Officer John P. Ellis

Jacksonville Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, September 11, 1937

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John P. Ellis

Officer John Ellis was killed in a motorcycle crash while escorting the wedding party of a member of the DuPont family to the airport.

He was thrown into a mailbox when his motorcycle skidded on sand and struck a curb. He was taken to a local hospital where he died two hours later of internal injuries and a skull fracture.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash


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Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 11, 2020

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