Police Officer James Francis Christie

Police Officer James Francis Christie

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Monday, November 27, 1961

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James Francis Christie

Officer Christie suffered a fatal heart attack while carrying a woman who had attempted suicide into Frankford Hospital.

Officer Christie was a U.S Army veteran of WWII and had served with the Philadelphia Police Department for for 17 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge 2660
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Thank you for your service and sacrifice. It has been my honor and privilege to work many investigations over the years with your son, Jerry, who retired from the Marple Township Police Department as a Detective. You would be proud. May you rest in peace.

Ptlm. William F. Shields
Federal Reserve Police/Philadelphia - Retired/Haverford Police

December 19, 2012

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