Philadelphia Police Department

Philadelphia Police Department, PA

Philadelphia Police Department

Captain John J. Noon

Philadelphia Police Department, PA

EOW: Tuesday, March 29, 1921

Cause: Heart attack

Watchman Philip Brady

Moyamensing Township Police Department, PA

EOW: Sunday, December 11, 1853

Cause: Assault

K9 Woodrow

Philadelphia Police Department, PA

EOW: Friday, May 24, 2002

Cause: Heat exhaustion

K9 Ganges I

Philadelphia Police Department, PA

EOW: Tuesday, November 5, 1985

Cause: Fall

Total Line of Duty Deaths: 311

  • Accidental 4
  • Animal related 4
  • Assault 14
  • Automobile crash 21
  • Drowned 3
  • Duty related illness 4
  • Electrocuted 1
  • Explosion 3
  • Exposure to toxins 1
  • Fall 12
  • Fire 6
  • Gunfire 129
  • Gunfire (Inadvertent) 8
  • Heart attack 33
  • Heat exhaustion 1
  • Motorcycle crash 14
  • Stabbed 5
  • Struck by streetcar 7
  • Struck by train 4
  • Struck by vehicle 17
  • Train accident 2
  • Training accident 1
  • Vehicle pursuit 3
  • Vehicular assault 14

By Month

  • January 28
  • February 27
  • March 30
  • April 22
  • May 19
  • June 31
  • July 22
  • August 21
  • September 27
  • October 26
  • November 25
  • December 33

By Gender

  • Male 306
  • Female 5

K9 Line of Duty Deaths: 2

  • Fall 1
  • Heat exhaustion 1