Patrolman Herbert Paul Brantlinger

Patrolman Herbert Paul Brantlinger

Pennsylvania State Highway Patrol, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, September 3, 1933

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Herbert Paul Brantlinger

Patrolman Herbert Brantlinger was shot and killed while investigating a gasoline theft which was in-progress at a service station on U.S. Route 19 in South Fayette Township. As he dismounted his motorcycle he was struck with rifle fire. The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to life.

Patrolman Brantlinger had been with the agency for almost two years and was survived by his mother.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 1 year, 10 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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

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

September 3, 2020

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