Police Officer Edward Charles Bradley

Police Officer Edward Charles Bradley

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, February 2, 1941

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Edward Charles Bradley

Police Officer Edward Bradley was shot and killed when he and his partner responded to a man with a gun call at a rooming house near 11th and Jefferson Streets.

As Officer Bradley entered the through the door, he was shot and killed by the suspect. His partner and two other officers returned fire, killing the shooter.

Officer Bradley was a U.S Navy veteran of WWI and served with the Philadelphia Police department for 14 years.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service, military and police, as well as your heroic sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

February 2, 2021

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