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 Gallivan was killed in an automobile accident on Nooseneck Hill Road while responding to a fire in Ashaway. His vehicle left the roadway during heavy rain and struck a concrete marker.

Trooper Gallivan had served with the agency for 2 years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Trooper Gallivan,
On today, the 81st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Rhode Island. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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June 22, 2018

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