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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Sgt. McGinn,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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October 15, 2021

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