Policeman Charles J. Sheer

Policeman Charles J. Sheer

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Monday, December 10, 1928

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Charles J. Sheer

Policeman Charles Sheer was killed when he was crushed by a trolley while directing traffic at 9th and Walnut streets.

Policeman Sheer had served with the Philadelphia Police Department for 20 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 144

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by streetcar

directing traffic

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No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

December 10, 2020

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