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Police Officer Henry Berry | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer

Henry Berry

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Wednesday, March 30, 1938

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: 11 years

Badge # 4587

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 3/17/1938

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Executed in 1940

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Officer Henry Berry died from gunshot wounds suffered thirteen days before when he was shot by a man he had caught trying to rob a florist shop at 8th and Parrish streets.

A suspect was arrested, tried, and sentenced to death. He was executed on February 26, 1940.

Officer Berry had served with the agency for 11 years. He was survived by his three 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.
March 30, 2015

 

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