Patrolman Patrick McGovern

Patrolman Patrick McGovern

New Haven Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Tuesday, July 2, 1901

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Patrick McGovern

Patrolman McGovern was killed by a trolley car while trying to get to shelter during a freak dust storm. He was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by streetcar

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Patrolman McGovern,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New Haven.


United States Border Patrol

July 2, 2021

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