Name : Bridgetts, Joseph 

Rank: Det.

Shield #: 361 Command: Detective Division
Date of Death: 1921-02-17   Cause of Death: Shot-Arrest G.L.A.
     
 Detective Bridgetts was shot and killed while investigating a case of insurance fraud. His partner was also wounded in the incident. The suspect was apprehended.   
 
     
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Comments from Friends    
     
Rest in peace brother.
— JOM

rest in peace.
— sjs
Posted: December 7, 2006, 12:24 pm

Det Bridgetts, I guess insurance fraud was always a problem, today it is completely out of control. Even though you passed you will never be forgotten. Rest in Peace Joseph we pray for you.
— Tommy
Posted: February 17, 2014, 8:32 am

Joseph we continue to pray for you. Rest in Peace.
— Tommy
Posted: February 4, 2015, 7:11 am

Det Bridgetts and his partner Det Edward McGlone were shot by Charles Davis a wealthy surgical instrument manufacturer in in factory at 217 Duffield St Brooklyn. Det McGlone survived his injuries. Davis claimed insanity and spent four years in Mattewan State Hospital. Upon his release he was tried for the murder of Det Bridgetts and was convicted of Manslaughter in the 1st degree, he was sentenced to 10 to 20 years in prison
— john
Posted: February 17, 2015, 9:45 am

RIP
— dee
Posted: August 22, 2015, 6:31 am

 


 

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