Patrolman Henry C. Stoudt

Patrolman Henry C. Stoudt

Reading Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, July 1, 1924

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Henry C. Stoudt

Patrolman Henry Stoudt was shot and killed while making an arrest at the corner of 11th Street and Pike Street. Patrolman Stoudt had caught the subject trying to burglarize a business when a struggle ensued.

The suspect was later apprehended and executed.

Patrolman Stoudt had served with the Reading Police Department for eight years.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Executed

burglary in progress, struggle

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

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

July 1, 2020

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