Police Officer Edward W. "Edwin" Shearer

Police Officer Edward W. "Edwin" Shearer

Quakertown Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Monday, July 20, 1936

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Edward W. "Edwin" Shearer

Police Officer Edwin Shearer suffered a fatal heart attack while running towards an intersection to clear it of traffic in order to let fire trucks through.

The fire trucks were responding to a fire at a farm outside of town.

Officer Shearer had served with the Quakertown Borough Police Department for nine years.


  • Age 56
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Thank you for service and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 20, 2020

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