Policeman Robert A. McGarvey

Policeman Robert A. McGarvey

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, February 24, 1927

Robert A. McGarvey

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.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Not available

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

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand

February 24, 2015

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