Officer Mark W. Allen, Jr.

Officer Mark W. Allen, Jr.

Chester Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, February 1, 1902

Mark W. Allen, Jr.

Officer Mark Allen was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance call near Third and Pusey Streets. After arriving on the scene he was shot in the leg and head by the male suspect. Officer Allen was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.

The suspect was apprehended, sentenced to death, and executed on April 23, 1903.

Officer Allen was survived by his parents.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1903

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Thank you for your service. Even after all these years, we remember. Gone, but not forgotten - heroes live forever!

An Anonymous Patrolman
City of Chester Police Department

February 1, 2012

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