Chief of Police Philip Paul

Chief of Police Philip Paul

Renovo Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, March 13, 1889

Philip Paul

Chief Paul was shot and killed after arresting a suspect for boisterous behavior. As the chief was placing the suspect in a jail cell the man produced a revolver and shot Chief Paul. The suspect escaped custody but was apprehended a short time later. He was sentenced to death by hanging but the sentence was later commuted to life in prison.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Commuted to life

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A Hero in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
PA C.O.P.S.

March 13, 2015

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