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Detective Frank J. McCartney | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania


Frank J. McCartney

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Thursday, August 30, 1917

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: 7 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Arrested and Charged with Murder

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Detective McCartney was shot and killed when he attempted to arrest three men on burglary charges near 9th and Shunk streets in South Philadelphia. Detective McCartney was a seven-year veteran of the force. Three men were arrested and charged with murder.

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On the 100th anniversary of your death, we salute you for your service to the citizens of Philadelphia.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona
August 30, 2017


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