Police Officer James G. England

Police Officer James G. England

New Bedford Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Wednesday, September 14, 1955

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James G. England

Officer James England was shot and killed with his own service weapon while struggling with a mentally disturbed suspect as he investigated a domestic call in a home.

The suspect, 32, was committed at Bridgewater State Mental Hospital for life

Officer England had served with the agency for eight years.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Committed

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Rest in peace always and 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 14, 2020

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