Police Officer James L. Joyce

Police Officer James L. Joyce

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Monday, April 4, 1949

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James L. Joyce

Police Officer James Joyce was killed in an automobile crash while operating his patrol car on Falls Road near Lake Avenue.

An occupant of the vehicle he collided with was also killed.

Officer Joyce had served with the Baltimore City Police Department for nine years.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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My Uncle Richard was the passenger killed in the other vehicle that April 4,1949. He was 21, a Navy Veteran of WWII and had just signed a contract to play baseball for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Sad for all the families involved

James Farace

May 7, 2020

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