Patrolman John Madden

Patrolman John Madden

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, September 11, 1968

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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 and always know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 11, 2020

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