Assistant Chief of Police Ralph Jacob Fox

Assistant Chief of Police Ralph Jacob Fox

Catawissa Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Monday, March 26, 1962

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Ralph Jacob Fox

Assistant Chief of Police Ralph Fox was struck and killed by a vehicle on Mill Street at approximately 7:30 pm.

He and the police chief were investigating the theft of tires in the area and had parked on Mill Street to speak to a magistrate at his home. Assistant Chief Fox stepped from the vehicle and began to cross the road when he was struck by an oncoming car.

He was transported to Bloomsburg Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries shortly before midnight.

Assistant Chief Fox was survived by his wife.


  • Age 64
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Asst. Chief Fox,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Catiwissa Borough. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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March 26, 2022

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