Police Officer August F. Brusius

Police Officer August F. Brusius

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, February 23, 1907

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August F. Brusius

Police Officer August Brusius was shot and killed when he tried to break up an argument between a man and a woman on Huntingdon Street, near Frankford Avenue.

The man fled into the house there, but a crowd of spectators surrounded it and wouldn’t let him leave until police arrived.

The suspect was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 12 years in prison.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 8 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 12 years


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