Police Officer James J. Donohoe

Police Officer James J. Donohoe

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, May 3, 1950

James J. Donohoe

Officer James Donohoe was shot to death by a suspected robber on the platform of the Market-Frankford Elevated Station at 11th Street. Officer Donohoe had gone into the subway after learning of the holdup of a dry cleaner. The suspect shot Officer Donohoe twice at close range.

The suspect was later shot and killed by police in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.

Officer Donohoe was survived by his wife and daughter.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 3704

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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A Hero in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
PA C.O.P.S.

May 4, 2015

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