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Chief of Police Philip Paul | Renovo Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania Renovo Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Chief of Police

Philip Paul

Renovo Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Wednesday, March 13, 1889

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Commuted to life

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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.

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A Hero in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
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March 13, 2015

 

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