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Policeman Robert A. McGarvey | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Policeman

Robert A. McGarvey

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Thursday, February 24, 1927

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Not available

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Policeman McGarvey was shot to death in an argument with another police officer in a bar at 19th and Bainbridge streets. Policeman McGarvey and another officer went to the bar after their midnight-to-8-a.m. shift. He was a five-year veteran of the force.

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A Hero now in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
PA C.O.P.S.
February 24, 2015

 

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