Policeman Frederick J. Weingard

Policeman Frederick J. Weingard

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Monday, July 23, 1917

Frederick J. Weingard

Policeman Frederick Weingard was shot and killed near the intersection of Wakeling Street and Torresdale Avenue, after chasing a man and a woman from a nearby park.

The suspect was shot and wounded by Policeman Weingard's return fire.

Policeman Weingard had served with the Philadelphia Police Department for only 4 months.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 4 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and wounded

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I had the honor of laying a wreath upon your final resting place at Christmas time. Just a reminder that we do not forget our own.

P/O Joe Leighthardt
Philadelphia Police Dept.

March 19, 2016

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