Chief of Police Edward W. Fenner

Chief of Police Edward W. Fenner

Troy Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, June 17, 1905

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Edward W. Fenner

Chief of Police Edward Fenner was shot and killed as he interrupted a burglary in progress at the local blacksmith shop.

He was on patrol when he noticed that the door to the shop was ajar. He entered the shop and surprised the burglar, who opened fire. Chief Fenner was struck in the leg and chest and succumbed to his injuries on the scene.

The suspect(s) were never apprehended.

Chief Fenner was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender At large

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Please know that no passage of time will erase your service or the sacrifice you made and you will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always sir.

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

June 17, 2020

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