Police Officer Stephen Charles Plum, Jr.

Police Officer Stephen Charles Plum, Jr.

Warrington Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Monday, May 16, 2022

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Stephen Charles Plum, Jr.

Police Officer Stephen Plum suffered a fatal heart attack after having responded to a mutual aid request involving a barricaded subject in the 1300 block of Nevarc Road in Warminster Township during his previous shift.

The subject had been involved in a domestic dispute and was armed with a knife. Officer Plum had responded to the mutual aid request and stood by as part of the arrest team while controlling his canine for approximately 75 minutes before the man was taken into custody.

Following the barricade, Officer Plum responded to several additional non-routine calls and conducted daily performance training with his canine partner.

Officer Plum was preparing for work on the morning of May 16th, 2022, when he suffered a fatal attack and collapsed.

Officer Plum was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He had served with the Warrington Township Police Department for eight years and previously served with the Abington Township Fire Marshal's Office. He is survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 148
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Incident Date Saturday, May 14, 2022

barricade, domestic

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Officer Plum,
On today, the 2nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC in Iraq. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

May 16, 2024

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