Patrolman John J. Hopkins

Patrolman John J. Hopkins

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, January 20, 1935

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John J. Hopkins

Patrolman Hopkins was shot and killed by another Patrolman The Patrolman then shot and killed himself. The motive for the murder-suicide is unknown.

Patrolman Hopkins was assigned to the 14th Precinct.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Terrible tragedy to your grandpa Mr. Hopkins. May he rest in peace. My dad served with the 102nd precinct between 1928 and 1966. He will be a hero forever.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 19, 2019

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