Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 20 years, 5 months
Badge # 892
Weapon: Shotgun; 16 gauge
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.
Detective Alexander was a U.S Army veteran and had served with the Philadelphia Police Department for 20 and a half years.