Detective Michael George Croskey

Detective Michael George Croskey

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, December 7, 1932

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Michael George Croskey

Detective Croskey was stabbed to death during a struggle with a man armed with an ice pick near Powellton Avenue and Sloan Street. After a massive citywide manhunt, the killer was captured, tried, and sentenced to 6 to 12 years.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 1036

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Ice pick
  • Offender Sentenced to 6 to 12 years

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Rest in peace Detective Croskey. 6 to 12 years for your death. Justice will one day be served on your killer.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 11, 2020

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