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Policeman Charles W. Brown | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania


Charles W. Brown

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Thursday, December 5, 1946

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 3 years

Badge # 355

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Incident Date: 11/27/1946

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Officer Charles Brown was killed when his semi-automatic handgun fell out of his pocket in a store on 68th Street near Greenway Avenue, and discharged. He was taken to Pennsylvania Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries eight days later.

Officer Brown had served with the agency for three years, interrupted by service in the United States Navy in World War II. He is survived by his wife and two children.

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A Hero now in Heaven, Always remembered and Never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
December 5, 2014


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