Patrolman John Marsden Sampson

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Patrolman John Marsden Sampson


End of Watch: Sunday, December 8, 1940

patrolman sampsonBiographical Information
Age: 34
Tour of Duty: 3 years, 7 months

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit
Date of Incident: Thursday, December 5, 1940
Weapon Used: Automobile

Incident Description
Patrolman Sampson succumbed to injuries received three days earlier when his motorcycle struck a bread truck at 16th Street and Patterson Street while he was pursuing a speeding vehicle.

Newspaper Article [pdf/291kb/2p] 

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