Police Officer Frederick Peter Dukes

Police Officer Frederick Peter Dukes

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, December 25, 1990

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Frederick Peter Dukes

Officer Freddie Dukes was shot and killed when he intervened in a robbery while off duty. Officer Dukes confronted one of the suspects in the establishment but was shot by a second suspect with a shotgun.

The suspect committed suicide as members of the department's SWAT team attempted to arrest him at a home where he had taken two hostages.

Officer Dukes was a U.S Army veteran and was assigned to the Highway Patrol Division.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge 1241
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Rest in peace Officer Dukes.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 28, 2019

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