End of Watch: Saturday, October 4, 1952
Tour of Duty: 2 years
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident
Date of Incident: October 4, 1952
Incident Location: Broadway and 15th Street
Weapon Used: Not applicable
Case Status: Closed
Patrolman John Minogue was killed in a motorcycle accident while he and his partner attempted to catch a traffic violator.
As they sped up the street, a vehicle turned left at Broadway and 15th Street and struck Patrolman Minogue.
Patrolman Minogue was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII and had been with the department for two (2) years. He is survived by his wife and two (2) sons.
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