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Police Officer James Jones Auter | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer

James Jones Auter

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Thursday, October 15, 1953

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 27

Tour: 2 months

Badge # 51

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

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Officer Auter was killed when he was hit by a bullet from his service revolver when it fell from its holster at 18th Street and Ridge Avenue. He and another officer were investigating a numbers-writing operation at the time.

Officer Auter was a U.S Army veteran of WWII.

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I would like to thank you for your service and dedication to protect and serve. Although i never got to meet you Grand Pop your memory will always be close to my heart.

Love always,
Your Grandson Jason W. Saunders

Jason Wayne Saunders
Grandson
March 27, 2016

 

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