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Detective Douglas J. Alexander | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Detective

Douglas J. Alexander

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Wednesday, February 9, 1972

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 53

Tour: 22 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun; 16 gauge

Offender: Apprehended

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Detective Alexander was shot and killed by one of two men while attempting to stop a robbery of a bar while off duty. In an exchange of gunfire he was hit in the face with a shotgun blast. He shot one of the suspects in the hip. Both suspects were captured the next day.

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A Hero now in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
PA C.O.P.S.
February 9, 2015

 

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