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Name : Swoboda, Joseph W 

Rank: Ptl.

Shield #: 3771 Command: Traffic C
Date of Death: 1942-06-22   Cause of Death: Trolley Car Accident
 Patrolman Swoboda was struck and killed by a trolley car while patrolling the Queensboro Bridge. His body was found by a trolley car conductor between the tracks and the guard rail near the Long Island side of the bridge.

Patrolman Swoboda was regularly assigned to Traffic Unit C but had been temporarily assigned to patrol the bridge. He was 38 years old.
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Comments from Friends    
Rest in peace brother.

— sjs
Posted: November 29, 2006, 12:46 pm

Ptl Swoboda , you may have passed but you will never be forgotten. Rest in Peace Joseph.
— Tommy
Posted: June 23, 2013, 11:42 am

Joseph we continue to pray for you. Rest in Peace.
— Tommy
Posted: June 23, 2014, 7:20 am



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