Policeman Scott H. Shelley

Policeman Scott H. Shelley

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, January 5, 1908

Scott H. Shelley

Policeman Scott Shelley was killed when he suffered a fractured skull while trying to stop a runaway horse at 7th and Diamond Streets.

Policeman Shelley, a nine-year veteran, was renowned for his reckless courage. The horse was pulling a carriage when he jumped in front of it and was trampled.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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A Hero now in Heaven, Always remembered and Never forgotten.

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