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Police Officer Joseph A. Reiss | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer

Joseph A. Reiss

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Saturday, August 8, 1959

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: 8 years, 8 months

Badge # 2672

Military veteran

Cause: Accidental

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Police Officer Reiss was killed in a street collapse. Officer Reiss was sent to an intersection to investigate a water leak. While standing in the street, it collapsed below him, and Officer Reiss was killed by the fall.

Officer Reiss was a U.S Army veteran of WWII and had served with the Philadelphia Police Department for less than 9 years.

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Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
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August 8, 2015

 

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