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Policeman August F. Brusius | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Policeman

August F. Brusius

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Saturday, February 23, 1907

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to 12 years

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Policeman Brusius was shot and killed when he tried to break up an argument between a man and a woman on Huntingdon Street near Frankford Avenue. The man fled into the house there, but a crowd of spectators surrounded it and wouldn’t let him leave until police arrived.

The suspect was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 12 years in prison.

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A Hero now in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
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February 23, 2015

 

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