Patrolman Michael P. McEllen

Patrolman Michael P. McEllen

Paramus Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Sunday, October 3, 1976

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Michael P. McEllen

Patrolman McEllen was killed in an automobile accident while responding to an intruder call at 2300 hours. His patrol car hydroplaned on a rain-slicked Route 17, causing it to strike a light pole.

Patrolman McEllen had served with the agency for 3.5 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 3 years, 6 months
  • Badge 306

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Mike has been gone 21 years today, still think of him and miss him

Jim Sheehan ret,
Paramus Police Department

October 4, 2021

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