Police Officer John B. Gendron

Police Officer John B. Gendron

Warwick Police Department, Rhode Island

End of Watch Monday, November 24, 1902

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John B. Gendron

Officer John Gendron succumbed to a gunshot wound inflicted the previous month as he and another officer were patrolling along a set of railroad tracks.

An unidentified man fired a shot at the two officers, striking Officer Gendron, and then fled into the woods.

Officer Gendron has served more than five years in law enforcement and was survived by his wife and seven children.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Officer Gendron,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Warwick. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 24, 2022

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