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Police Officer Edgar Lincoln Peterson | Cheltenham Township Police Department, Pennsylvania Cheltenham Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer

Edgar Lincoln Peterson

Cheltenham Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Sunday, March 3, 1946

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 56

Tour: 19 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Automobile crash

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Officer Edgar Peterson was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a domestic disturbance. His patrol car struck a telephone pole when he took evasive action to avoid hitting a dog in the roadway.

He suffered severe injuries and died after being transported to a local hospital.

Officer Peterson was a U.S Army veteran and had served with the Cheltenham Township Police Department for 19 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

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Officer Peterson,
On today, the 68th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Cheltenham Township. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
March 3, 2014

 

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