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Police Officer James F. Duffin | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer

James F. Duffin

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Sunday, January 14, 1973

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: 6 years

Badge # 3927

Cause: Assault

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Arrested

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Officer Duffin was struck and killed by a drunk driver as he and another officer were investigating a vehicle accident on Limekiln Pike. The drunk driver was arrested and charged in connection with the incident.

Officer Duffin had served with the agency for 6 years. He was survived by his wife and son.

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Class 370 of the Philadelphia Police Academy was dedicated in the honor of P/O James F. Duffin #3927. The class will be graduating on February 27th, 2015 at Temple University, Performing Arts Center.

It was and continues to be a privilege of Class 370 to dedicate their training and careers to the memory and legacy of such an honorable Police Officer.

In conclusion,
The sacrifice that he and his family have made will never be forgotten.

Sgt. Minerva Cruz #237 and Class 370
Philadelphia Police Academy
February 18, 2015


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