Special Police Officer Talbert Jenkins

Special Police Officer Talbert Jenkins

Aliquippa City Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, December 28, 1948

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Talbert Jenkins

Special Police Officer Talbert Jenkins was killed in an automobile crash on US Route 20, at Walnut Creek Hill in Fairview Township, while transporting a prisoner back to Aliquippa from Buffalo, New York.

The vehicle was being driven by his brother who was the Aliquippa police chief. Detective Howard Murray, of the Beaver County District Attorney's Office, was also killed in the same accident. The chief, the prisoner, and the occupants of the other vehicle were all injured.

Officer Jenkins was regularly deputized to assist with prisoner transports.

Officer Jenkins was survived by his brother and other siblings.


  • Age 58
  • Tour 3 days
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Monday, December 27, 1948

extradition, prisoner custody, transport

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

December 27, 2020

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