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Police Officer Raymond Davis | Philadelphia Housing Authority Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Housing Authority Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer

Raymond Davis

Philadelphia Housing Authority Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Wednesday, January 13, 1982

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 48

Tour: 9 years

Badge # 135

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .38 caliber

Offender: Not available

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Officer Raymond Davis was killed while trying to arrest two robbery suspects for a crime he observed while off duty. As the suspects were exiting a bar, they shot Officer Davis once in the head with a .38 caliber revolver. He died later that evening.

Officer Davis had served with the Philadelphia Housing Authority Police Department for nine years. He was survived by his wife.

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

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
PA C.O.P.S.
January 13, 2015

 

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