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Policeman Frank Slaymaker | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania


Frank Slaymaker

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Wednesday, June 6, 1906

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # 844

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 5/27/1906

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Sentenced to 20 years

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Policeman Frank Slaymaker was shot and killed after arresting a man and woman for robbing a person in a Chinese restaurant. As Policeman Slaymaker and the couple waited for a wagon the male suspect suddenly produced a revolver and shot him in the lung at the corner of 9th Street and Wood Street. The suspect fled but was quickly apprehended.

The suspect, age 18, was convicted of Policeman Slaymaker's murder and sentenced to 20 years in prison October 9, 1906.

Policeman Slaymaker succumbed to his wounds 10 days later.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
June 6, 2015


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