Police Officer Ernest F. Schwoeble

Police Officer Ernest F. Schwoeble

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Monday, November 13, 1967

Ernest F. Schwoeble

Officer Schwoeble died of a heart attack after arresting one of three youths he caught raping a 38-year-old mother of 13 in an alley behind Uber Street. He had gotten a suspect in his patrol car when he collapsed.

Officer Schwoeble was a four-year veteran of the force.

Officer Schwoeble was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 5927

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Rest In Peace Brother. We remember and honor you on the 50th anniversary of your E.O.W. You were taken way too young.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

November 13, 2017

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