Patrolman Andrew P. B. Forbes

Patrolman Andrew P. B. Forbes

Roselle Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Friday, June 22, 1951

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Andrew P. B. Forbes

Patrolman Forbes was killed in a motorcycle accident while attempting to stop a speeding vehicle. Another car got in between the speeding vehicle and Patrolman Forbes' motorcycle and put on its right turn signal. As Patrolman Forbes attempted to pass the car on the left the car suddenly turned left and crashed into the motorcycle. He died from his injuries two days later.

Patrolman Forbes had served with the Roselle Police Department for 11.5 years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 11 years, 6 months
  • Badge 1

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, June 20, 1951

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Thank you for your service and always know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

June 22, 2020

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