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Police Officer Charles R. Reynolds | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer

Charles R. Reynolds

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Sunday, October 26, 1969

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: 4 years

Badge # 6619

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .22 caliber

Offender: Charged with firearms violations

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Officer Charles Reynolds was shot and killed while making a traffic stop at the intersection of Chelton Avenue and Anderson Street. During the stop he had ordered two men out of the car. Upon searching them he located a .22 caliber handgun. As he retrieved the gun it fell from his hand and struck the ground.

The impact caused the gun to discharge the round struck Officer Reynolds in the groin, causing a fatal wound. He was transported to Germantown Hospital where he succumbed to the wound.

Officer Reynolds had served with the agency for 4 years. He was survived by his son and mother.

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I was just a young teen when I lost my cousin Bobby in the line of duty.
GOD Bless the Family Members and those who acknowledge his service to the City of Philadelphia.
THANK YOU for Remembering Officer Reynolds

October 11, 2014


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