Patrolman Howard P. Atwell

Patrolman Howard P. Atwell

Wilmington Police Department, Delaware

End of Watch Tuesday, June 29, 1926

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Howard P. Atwell

Patrolman Atwell was killed in a motorcycle accident while pursuing a vehicle. He had served with the agency for 11 years.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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On this day 94 years ago Delaware lost one of their own, a brave man who made the ultimate sacrifice serving the people of Delaware and today we say thank you, as we do everyday. Rest In Peace always sir.

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

June 29, 2020

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