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Police Officer Robert Patrick Smith | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer

Robert Patrick Smith

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Wednesday, April 23, 1980

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Age: 50

Tour: 20 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

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Officer Smith died of a heart attack after a two-block foot chase to help capture a man with a knife who had been threatening parents outside the Gesu Parochial School at 18th and Stiles streets.

Officer Smith was a 20-year veteran.

Officer Smith was survived by his wife and two sons.

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A Hero in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
PA C.O.P.S.
April 23, 2015

 

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