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Policeman David M. Simpson | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Policeman

David M. Simpson

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Saturday, September 21, 1912

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: 3 years, 1 month

Badge # 136

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon; Knife

Offender: Apprehended

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Policeman Simpson was stabbed by a youth while attempting to stop a group of juveniles who was chasing another group of juveniles. He was able to trip one of the boys, who then stabbed him in the chest. The suspect was arrested by other officers and identified by Policeman Simpson before he succumbed to his wound.

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