P/O James Joyce

Sgt Benjamin Graham Officer James Joyce
 
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JAMES L Joyce
25-E: 8
End of Watch: April 4, 1949
Baltimore City, Maryland, P.D.

On this day in Baltimore Police History, April 4, 1949, we lost our Brother Police officer, James Joyce, in an auto accident based on the following:

Officer James Joyce, 42 years of age, was stopped on Falls Road near the city line in his patrol car. Another vehicle driven by Frank Love, 21 years old, hit the railing on the Falls Road Bridge over the Pennsylvania Railroad, causing it to go out of control. Love’s vehicle struck the left side of Officer Joyce’s radio car, pushing it over the curb and up an embankment. Richard Farace, a passenger in Love’s car, was killed instantly. Officer Joyce received broken ribs, punctured lungs, and internal injuries; he was transported to Union Memorial Hospital, where he died of his wounds.

We, his brothers and sisters of the Baltimore Police Department, will not let him be forgotten. RIP Police Officer James Joyce and God Bless, for your service "Honored" the City of Baltimore and the Baltimore Police Department."

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More details

NameDescription
End of Watch April 4, 1949
City, St.       Falls Road bridge
Panel Number 25-E: 8
Cause of Death       Auto Accident
District Worked Northern

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