Policeman Henry O'Donnell

Policeman Henry O'Donnell

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, July 4, 1876

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Henry O'Donnell

Policeman O'Donnell died as a result of heat exhaustion while working a special assignment during the United States Centennial Celebration in Philadelphia.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 2 years, 10 months
  • Badge 893

Incident Details

  • Cause Heatstroke

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And it’s that time of year again when we say thank you for your service and sacrifice and that we’ll never forget. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 4, 2021

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