Sergeant John McGinn

Sergeant John McGinn

Worcester Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Thursday, October 15, 1981

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John McGinn

Sergeant John McGinn suffered a fatal heart attack during a stressful situation while on duty.

Sergeant McGinn had served with the Worcester Police Department for 23 years. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Sergeant McGinn, it has been 42 years since you were taken from us. New England law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices you, your family, and many others have made for us. Thank you for your law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

October 16, 2023

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