Police Officer Raymond Davis

Police Officer Raymond Davis

Philadelphia Housing Authority Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, January 13, 1982

Raymond Davis

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.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 135

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Not available

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

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand

January 13, 2015

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