Policeman David M. Simpson

Policeman David M. Simpson

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, September 21, 1912

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David M. Simpson

Policeman Simpson was stabbed by a youth while attempting to stop a group of juveniles who was chasing another group of juveniles. He was able to trip one of the boys, who then stabbed him in the chest. The suspect was arrested by other officers and identified by Policeman Simpson before he succumbed to his wound.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 3 years, 1 month
  • Badge 136

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Apprehended

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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 21, 2020

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