CHIEF CHARLES B CAVANAUGH

End of Watch: September 8, 1931

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 Chief Cavanaugh was conducting an investigation at the scene of a fire when he was shot multiple times from ambush by an intoxicated man. 


 The man was angry that Chief Cavanaugh had issued a motor vehicle summons to his wife. 


The man was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in prison. 


 Officer Rank: Chief of Police

Memorial Panel: 14-E: 25

Department: Bernardsville, New Jersey, P.D. 

Age: 29

Years of Service: 5

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