Police Officer Alan H. Lewin

Police Officer Alan H. Lewin

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, April 10, 1975

Alan H. Lewin

Police Officer Alan Lewin died from injuries suffered when he was struck by a hit-run driver on March 23rd, 1975, as he was getting into his patrol car on 22nd Street, near Lehigh Avenue.

A subject later surrendered and was arrested.

Officer Lewin had served with the agency for nine years and had previously served with the United States Navy. He is survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 2651
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Sunday, March 23, 1975

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Officer Lewin,
On today, the 41st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served in the USN. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

United States Border Patrol

April 10, 2016

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