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THIS MEMORIAL PAGE IS DEDICATED TO THE JERSEY CITY
POLICE OFFICERS WHO HAVE SACRIFICED
THEIR LIVES IN THE PERFORMANCE
OF THEIR SWORN DUTIES


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This memorial page is sponsored by the
Jersey City FOP Lodge #4

P.O. Edward O’Brien - May 1880. Died after his revolver exploded while capturing a burglary suspect. He ignored his wounds as he walked the suspect back to the precinct to be arrested.
 
P.O. James Moulds - who had participated in the capture of the First National Bank burglars in 1872, died on April 21, 1882, in the performance of his duties.
 
P.O. Charles Reynolds - July 9, 1883. Died after being fired upon by a burglar who was struggling with another officer.
 
Sgt. Michael Conlon - July 8, 1896. Died of pleurisy after chasing two robbers into the Meadows and wading into the Hackensack River up to his neck to capture them.
 
P.O. Nicholas F. Nestor - October 7, 1908. Died attempting to rescue fire victims.
 
P.O. Dennis J. Sullivan - June 12, 1910. Electrocuted while putting his key in a call box to report a fire.
 
P.O. Thomas Maypower - September 28, 1910. Died of head and spine injuries after slipping on ice while on patrol.
 
P.O. Hugh J. Clarke - October 1, 1913. Electrocuted as he was reporting a fire at a call box.
 
P.O. John J. Smith - May 22, 1913. Died of injuries as a result of a fall suffered while chasing burglars.
 
P.O. Charles Graham - June 11, 1914. Shot by a thief but continued to pursue him in spite of his injuries.
 
P.O. James F. Doherty - August 1, 1916. Died in an explosion at a munitions depot at the Black Tom Rail Yards.
 
P.O. John J. Murphy - November 29, 1916. Died of head injuries after striking his head on an iron trolley pole in the performance of his duties.
 
Det. James Dinley - November 6, 1921. Shot while apprehending an armed suspect.
 
P.O. William Clark - August 2, 1922. Died of injuries after falling from a pole while repairing telegraph wires.
 
Sgt. John Black - May 22, 1923. Died of gunshot wounds suffered while serving a suspect with a robbery warrant.
 
P.O. James B. Quinlan - April 7, 1923. Died in a automobile accident while driving an injured person to the hospital.
 
P.O. Clarence Weir - May 22, 1923. Died of gunshot wounds suffered while serving a suspect with a robbery warrant.
 
P.O. John Shannahan - March 2, 1929. Died from injuries sustained in "friendly fire" while chasing hold-up suspects.
 
P.O. Walter O'Neill - March 2, 1929. Died from injuries sustained in "friendly fire" while chasing hold-up suspects.
 
P.O. Edward Ruark - December 12, 1930. Died after being shot while stopping a vehicle used in a homicide.
 
P.O. James J. Carroll - May 27, 1934. Died when his motorcycle was cut off by a speeding car he was attempting to pull over and skidded into a traffic booth.
 
P.O. Walter Harrigan - August 27, 1934. Died of injuries while riding the running board of a vehicle carrying an injured man to the hospital. He was off-duty at the time and was clearing the street of interference from traffic.
 
P.O. William J. Cahill - October 28, 1946. Died of a heart attack while carrying an intoxicated man home.
 
Det. William McCaffery - December 13, 1958. Shot by a ricocheting bullet while he and other officers were pursuing a stolen vehicle.
 
P.O. Stephen W. Lipka - November 8, 1965. Died of a massive heart attack while intervening in a domestic dispute and struggling with an intoxicated male.
 
Lt. Stanley P. Przygocki - October 29, 1967. Died of gunshot wounds suffered in the line of duty.
 
P.O. Casper Buonocore Jr. - September 12, 1973. Shot by a sniper while leaving the scene of an arrest and melee.
 
P.O. John Bracken - September 12, 1973. Died after a car struck his motorcycle while on patrol.
 
P.O. Dominick Conticchio - September 10, 1974. Died of a massive stroke after carrying an expectant mother down a flight of stairs to a waiting ambulance.
 
P.O. William G. McCarthy - January 4, 1976. Died of stab wounds inflicted as he was attempting to arrest two car burglars.
 
Sgt. Donald Carroll - November 6, 1986. Shot by a deranged man while protecting innocent bystanders with his body. His father James Carroll also died in the line of duty on 5/27/34.
 
P.O. Samuel Wilson - January 4, 1989. Died of a heart attack while struggling with a narcotics violator he was arresting.
 
Sgt. John E. Laughery Jr. - November 24, 1992. Died of AIDS after his skin was accidentally punctured by a hypodermic needle.
 
P.O. Edward C. Black - March 1, 2001. Died suddenly of a heart attack while on patrol in his police cruiser.
 
P.O. Domenick Infantes - July 6, 2001. Died at an early age of 29 after being taken off life support. On July 4th, while off-duty and unarmed, Domenick came to the aid of a civilian who was being brutally attacked with a metal pipe by two brothers. While protecting the civilian Domenick was struck in the head with the metal pipe and fell to the ground unconscious.
 
P.O. Shawn Carson - December 25, 2005, Died after his Emergency Services truck plunged off of the Lincoln Highway Bridge into the frigid Hackensack River. He and his partner, Robert Nguyen, had delivered road flares and were unaware that the Bridge had been raised while they briefly worked.
 
P.O. Robert Nguyen - December 25, 2005, Died after his Emergency Services truck plunged off of the Lincoln Highway Bridge into the frigid Hackensack River. He and his partner, Shawn Carson, had delivered road flares and were unaware that the Bridge had been raised while they briefly worked.
 
Det. Marc DiNardo - July 21, 2009, died from gunshot wounds he received while apprehending violent offenders who were wanted for committing Armed Robbery and shooting 4 other Police Officers.
 
P.O. Melvin Santiago - July 13, 2014, Died when he responded to Walgreens Drug Store on Communipaw and JFK Blvd. The actor had assulted a security guard and stolen his weapon. When PO Santiago arrived at the scene,PO Santiago was ambushed and killed before he exited the RC.

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