Trooper Joseph J. Gallivan

Trooper Joseph J. Gallivan

Rhode Island State Police, Rhode Island

End of Watch Tuesday, June 22, 1937

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Joseph J. Gallivan

Trooper Joseph Gallivan was killed in an automobile crash on Nooseneck Hill Road while responding to a fire in Ashaway.

His vehicle left the roadway during heavy rain and struck a concrete marker at the Hopkinton-Richmond town line.

Trooper Gallivan had served with the Rhode Island State Police for two years. He was survived by his parents, sister, and three brothers.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

emergency response

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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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