Police Officer Robert N. Yezzi

Police Officer Robert N. Yezzi

Bensalem Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, August 12, 1980

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Robert N. Yezzi

Officer Yezzi was killed when he was struck by a vehicle while on a pedestrian stop.

While talking to the individual, he brandished a knife causing the officers to back up and all three were struck by an automobile. The driver of the car was not charged, the headlights from the police vehicle blinded her and she did not see them. The suspect was convicted of aggravated assault on a police officer and incarcerated.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 51

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Thinking of you today, you are a hero for us all to look up too. Rest in peace sir.


January 28, 2011

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