Patrolman Andrew P. B. Forbes

Patrolman Andrew P. B. Forbes

Roselle Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Friday, June 22, 1951

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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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 22, 2015

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