Patrolman John Madden

Patrolman John Madden

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, September 11, 1968

John Madden

Patrolman Madden suffered a fatal heart attack after pursuing several suspects on foot. After chasing the suspects, Patrolman Madden complained of chest pains. He was taken to Wycoff Heights Hospital, in Queens, where he died.

Patrolman Madden had served with the agency for 19 years and was assigned to the 104 Precinct. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge 19699

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

September 11, 2018

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