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Middletown Police Department

End of Watch: November 3, 1918 

Police Officer James Ivan BroughtonMiddletown Police Department

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.

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End of Watch On This Date

August 12, 1954 

Patrolman Richard E. PelkeyLake Placid Police Department

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