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Police Officer Alvin Clayton Palmer | Philadelphia Housing Authority Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Housing Authority Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer

Alvin Clayton Palmer

Philadelphia Housing Authority Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Wednesday, April 12, 1995

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 27

Tour: 1 year, 8 months

Badge # 727

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 4/11/1995

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Police Officer Alvin Palmer succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained the previous day while chasing a robbery suspect. He sustained one gunshot wound to the face during the incident.

The subject who shot him was sentenced to life in prison.

Officer Palmer was a United States Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Philadelphia Housing Authority Police Department for 20 months. He is survived by his wife, son, and two daughters.

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It's now 21 years yet, you have NOT been forgotten. RIP-still, Brother.

Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.
April 12, 2016

 

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