Patrolman John Marsden Sampson

Patrolman John Marsden SampsonBiographical Information

  • Age: 34
  • Tour of Duty: 3 years, 7 months
  • End of Watch: Sunday, December 8, 1940

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.

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