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Detective Joseph Etriss | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Detective

Joseph Etriss

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Sunday, March 25, 1928

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: Not available

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Detective Etriss was shot to death when he broke into a house in South Philadelphia searching for a man who had beaten Detective Etriss’ wife near 13th and Moore streets. The man who shot him thought he was a robber. Detective Etriss was survived by his his wife and three children.

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A Hero in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
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March 25, 2015

 

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