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Chief of Police Charles H. Pender | California Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania California Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Chief of Police

Charles H. Pender

California Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Tuesday, April 26, 1904

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Electrocuted

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Chief of Police Charles Pender was electrocuted when he attempted to remove two downed electrical line from a roadway.

He was killed instantly when he came in contact with the wires.

Chief Pender had served with the California Borough Police Department for 10 months. He had previously served with the Pennsylvania Railroad Police Department and the Pittsburgh Police Department. He was survived by his wife.

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Chief Pender,
Sir, it has taken over 111 years but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of California Borough.

R.I.P.
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United States Border Patrol
October 11, 2015

 

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