Police Officer George Washington Lloyd

Police Officer George Washington Lloyd

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, March 30, 1938

George Washington Lloyd

Police Officer George Lloyd succumbed to injuries sustained three weeks earlier when he fell from the running board of a vehicle near the intersection of Pratt Street and Roosevelt Boulevard.

Officer Lloyd had been summoned by a local doctor who was in his vehicle and needed to get to a local hospital to see a patient. While using his whistle to get the vehicle through traffic he lost his balance and fell to the street after the vehicle struck a rut in the roadway. He was taken to the Frankford Hospital where he succumbed to his head injury.

Police Officer Lloyd was a U.S Navy veteran of WWI and served with the Philadelphia Police Department for 16 years. He was survived by his wife

Bio

  • Age 47
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Incident Date Tuesday, March 8, 1938

directing traffic

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