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Patrolman Albert William Devlin | McCandless Police Department, Pennsylvania McCandless Police Department, Pennsylvania


Albert William Devlin

McCandless Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Monday, January 8, 1973

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 6 years

Badge # 12

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Sentenced to 3 years

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Patrolman Albert Devlin was killed during a vehicle pursuit. He was pursuing a stolen car which had tried to run him down. The suspect vehicle ran him off the road into a utility pole.

The 19 year-old driver was apprehended and charged with Patrolman Devlin's murder. On June 27, 1973, he was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and sentenced to one to 3 years in prison.

Patrolman Devlin had served with the agency for 6 years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, and three sons.

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

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
January 8, 2015


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