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Policeman John J. Watson | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Policeman

John J. Watson

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Monday, April 18, 1927

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 60

Tour: 35 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Exposure to toxins

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Officer Watson died after inhaling illuminating gas while rescuing two victims from their home on Robinson Street.

Officer Watson had served with the agency for 35 years. He was survived by his wife and six children.

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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 18, 2015

 

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