Detective Sergeant George Francis Stuckey

Detective Sergeant George Francis Stuckey

Bristol Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, March 29, 1972

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George Francis Stuckey

Detective Sergeant George Stuckey was killed during a traffic stop.

Detective Stuckey pulled over three men who had just robbed a bank in Levittown. As Detective Stuckey approached the vehicle, one of the suspects opened fire, killing Detective Stuckey. All three suspects were apprehended.

The man shot fatally shot Detective Stuckey was sentenced to life in prison. He escaped from prison on two different occasions by wearing smuggled civilian clothes and walking out of the prisons. He was captured in Canada after the first escape and captured in Tunisia after the second escape. He was returned to the United States both times to complete his sentence.

Detective Sergeant Stuckey had served with the agency for seven years. He was survived by his wife and two young kids.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 30

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to life

felony stop

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

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

July 28, 2020

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