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1926-01-07 Sweinsberger William
Patrolman William Sweinsberger

Entered Division of Police
February 11, 1903
Died In the Line of Duty
January 7, 1926

Patrolman William Sweinsberger, who entered the department February 11, 1903, was working his district January 7, 1926.  He had just left a patrol call box and started to cross the street at Livingston Avenue and 4th Street when he was struck and killed by an auto.  The identity of the hit skip motorist was never learned.