Policeman Thompson Black

Policeman Thompson Black

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, January 18, 1918

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Thompson Black

Policeman Thompson Black was shot and killed by a man he was trying to arrest on Gerritt Street near 22nd Street in South Philadelphia.

He was a 25-year veteran. Policeman Black was was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. You are honored and remembered on the 100th anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

January 18, 2018

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