Policeman William Joseph Davis

Policeman William Joseph Davis

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, January 29, 1921

William Joseph Davis

Policeman William Davis was shot and killed as he and his partner questioned two suspicious men at Ridge Avenue and Allegheny Avenue.

One man pulled a gun and opened fire on the officers.

Policeman Davis was a U.S Army veteran of World War I and had served with the Philadelphia Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 29
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 3965
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

suspicious person

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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 29, 2015

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