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Detective John Thomas Cousin | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania


John Thomas Cousin

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Thursday, August 15, 1996

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 48

Tour: 26 years

Badge # 958

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Shot and wounded

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Detective John Cousin was shot and killed during an attempted robbery while walking outside of his home.

After killing Detective Cousin, the suspects stole his weapon. One suspect was arrested after seeking medical attention for a gunshot wound he received when he was shot by Detective Cousin during the robbery attempt.

Detective Cousin had served with the Philadelphia Police Department for 26 years. He is survived by his son.

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Rest in peace John........Thanks for sharing all your wisdom. You will never be forgotten.

Ofc. Tom Fraser
Longboat Key, Fl Police former PPD
June 30, 2012


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