Police Officer Charles J. Gerstner, Jr.

Police Officer Charles J. Gerstner, Jr.

Newark Police Division, New Jersey

End of Watch Friday, November 30, 1934

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Charles J. Gerstner, Jr.

Officer Gerstner was struck and killed by an automobile while directing traffic at the intersection of Raymond Boulevard and Chapel Street. He was taken to St. James Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries six hours later.

Officer Gerstner had been with the agency for 16 years and was assigned to the Traffic Division.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCES... There isn’t many that will ever understand the belly of the beast until you’ve made your way to the South.

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July 15, 2019

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