Deputy Sheriff Harry D. Siegfried

Deputy Sheriff Harry D. Siegfried

Lehigh County Sheriff's Office, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, September 8, 1926

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Harry D. Siegfried

Deputy Siegfried and Sheriff Mark Sensenbach were shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for failing to pay a $2 fine for not sending his children to school.

The suspect opened fire on the two officers inside his home, shooting Deputy Siegfried 18 times and Sheriff Sensenbach 38 times.

The suspect was shot and killed by a posse as he attempted to flee into the woods after the posse set fire to his farmhouse.


  • Age 56
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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

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

September 8, 2020

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