Patrolman Nolan Eugene Tipton

Patrolman Nolan Eugene Tipton

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, June 25, 1932

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Nolan Eugene Tipton

Patrolman Nolan Tipton was killed when his motorcycle collided with a car at Chestnut Street and Farragut Terrace, West Philadelphia, during the chase of a robbery suspect.

Patrolman Tipton was assigned to the old Motor Bandit Patrol. He died in Presbyterian Hospital. His partner, who was riding in the motorcycle sidecar, suffered a leg injury.

Patrolman Tipton was survived by his wife and two childre.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 2540

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

vehicle pursuit

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You are the grandfather I never could have known. I cherish the hope of meeting you in the resurrection.

Scott Tipton

March 19, 2018

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