Police Officer Sanford Spencer Smith

Police Officer Sanford Spencer Smith

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, July 15, 1950

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Sanford Spencer Smith

Officer Smith was killed when his motorcycle was struck by a car at 30th and Chestnut streets. He was chasing a speeder at the time of the crash. Officer Smith was a four-year veteran of the force. He left a wife and three young children.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 3634

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 15, 2020

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