Patrolman William F. Brey

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Patrolman William F. Brey

Pennsauken Township Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Friday, May 15, 1987

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William F. Brey

Patrolman William Brey was stabbed to death by two teenage brothers who were drinking on the roof of a townhouse at 1915 46th Street.

After responding to the scene Patrolman Brey was attacked and stabbed. He was able to fatally shoot one of the brothers. The other was arrested and convicted of Patrolman Brey's murder.

Patrolman Brey served with the Pennsauken Township Police Department for less than 10 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 9 years, 10 months
  • Badge 43

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Shot and killed

alcohol violation, disturbance

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Read a letter by Lt Davies (ret) about releasing one of the killers of officer William Bret in 1987. A life sentence for this killer should be just that, life. Officer Brey will never be free in this world again. I know you rest with the Lord in peace forever.

Capt. Pete McHugh Jr. (ret)
Camden PD

March 15, 2020

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