Philadelphia Police Department

Philadelphia Police Department, PA

Philadelphia Police Department

Policeman Edward George

Philadelphia Police Department, PA

EOW: Saturday, December 27, 1902

Cause: Struck by streetcar

Policeman Henry Lucas

Philadelphia Police Department, PA

EOW: Wednesday, March 7, 1877

Cause: Train accident

K9 Woodrow

Philadelphia Police Department, PA

EOW: Friday, May 24, 2002

Cause: Heat exhaustion

K9 Ganges I

Philadelphia Police Department, PA

EOW: Tuesday, November 5, 1985

Cause: Fall

Total Line of Duty Deaths: 281

  • Accidental 3
  • Animal related 3
  • Assault 8
  • Automobile crash 18
  • Drowned 3
  • Duty related illness 1
  • Electrocuted 1
  • Explosion 2
  • Exposure to toxins 1
  • Fall 10
  • Fire 3
  • Gunfire 127
  • Gunfire (Accidental) 8
  • Heart attack 27
  • Heat exhaustion 1
  • Motorcycle crash 13
  • Stabbed 5
  • Struck by streetcar 7
  • Struck by train 4
  • Struck by vehicle 17
  • Train accident 2
  • Training accident 1
  • Vehicle pursuit 3
  • Vehicular assault 13

By Month

  • January 27
  • February 26
  • March 26
  • April 20
  • May 18
  • June 26
  • July 21
  • August 19
  • September 19
  • October 25
  • November 24
  • December 30

By Gender

  • Male 276
  • Female 5

K9 Line of Duty Deaths: 2

  • Fall 1
  • Heat exhaustion 1