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Police Officer Robert N. Yezzi | Bensalem Township Police Department, Pennsylvania Bensalem Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer

Robert N. Yezzi

Bensalem Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Tuesday, August 12, 1980

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 4 years

Badge # 51

Cause: Struck by vehicle

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Officer Yezzi was killed when he was struck by a vehicle while on a pedestrian stop.

While talking to the individual, he brandished a knife causing the officers to back up and all three were struck by an automobile. The driver of the car was not charged, the headlights from the police vehicle blinded her and she did not see them. The suspect was convicted of aggravated assault on a police officer and incarcerated.

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Thinking of you today, you are a hero for us all to look up too. Rest in peace sir.

POLICE OFFICER
PHILA PA
January 28, 2011

 

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