Corporal Michael Douglas Beverly

Corporal Michael Douglas Beverly

Chester Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, October 16, 2001

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Michael Douglas Beverly

Corporal Michael Beverly was shot and killed while on patrol near 10th and Ward Streets at approximately 9:30 pm.

Two suspects were apprehended the following year. One of the killers was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison in March 2004.

Corporal Beverly was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He had served with the Chester Police Department for 11 years and had previously served with the Delaware County Prison. He is survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 96
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .44 caliber
  • Offender Two suspects apprehended

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Corporal Beverly, on this day 19 years ago you made the ultimate sacrifice serving the people of Pennsylvania and citizens of Chester. God Bless you and all of your family and rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice are always remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

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

October 16, 2020

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