Middletown Police Department

James Broughton

Police Officer James Ivan Broughton - Middletown Police Department

End of Watch: Sunday, November 3, 1918

Officer Broughton succumbed to injuries sustained one week earlier in a motorcycle accident while pursuing a violator on Academy Avenue. He was sent home to recuperate and contracted pneumonia as a result of his injuries.

Officer Broughton had served with the Middletown Police Department for 1 year. He was survived by his expectant wife and three children.