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Detective Michael George Croskey | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania


Michael George Croskey

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Wednesday, December 7, 1932

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: Not available

Badge # 1036

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon; Ice pick

Offender: Sentenced to 6 to 12 years

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Detective Croskey was stabbed to death during a struggle with a man armed with an ice pick near 39th Street and Powelton Avenue. After a massive citywide manhunt, the killer was captured, tried, and sentenced to 6 to 12 years.

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Dry. Croskey,
Sir, it has been 81 years since your End of Watch but you are still honored and remembered. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Philadelphia.


United States Border Patrol
December 12, 2013


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