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Policeman Dennis Sullivan | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania


Dennis Sullivan

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Tuesday, June 14, 1870

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Assault

Weapon: Person; Alcohol involved

Offender: Not available

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Officer Sullivan was beaten to death when he tried to quell what was described in the police report at the time as a "disgraceful row" at Callowhill and Water streets. The group that assaulted him "had soaked themselves with whiskey obtained in the immediate vicinity."

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I have been given the honor of laying a wreath on your grave tomorrow. Rest is peace brother.

Nicholas Martella
Philadelphia Police Department
December 4, 2015


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