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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Dry. Croskey,
Sir, it has been 81 years since your End of Watch but you are still honored and remembered. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Philadelphia.


United States Border Patrol

December 12, 2013

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