Chief of Police Philip Paul

Chief of Police Philip Paul

Renovo Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, March 13, 1889

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Philip Paul

Chief Paul was shot and killed after arresting a suspect for boisterous behavior. As the chief was placing the suspect in a jail cell the man produced a revolver and shot Chief Paul. The suspect escaped custody but was apprehended a short time later. He was sentenced to death by hanging but the sentence was later commuted to life in prison.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Commuted to life

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Death is the last chapter in time, but the first chapter in eternity.
Gone but not forgotten. Thank you for your service.
Rest In Peace.

Enid Rodríguez

March 13, 2022

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