Police Officer Edward J. Flynn

Police Officer Edward J. Flynn

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, August 16, 1956

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Edward J. Flynn

Officer Flynn died of a heart attack after being kicked in the chest while trying to subdue a drunk at 60th and Vine streets. He collapsed and died in old Misericordia Hospital. He was a 12-year veteran of the force.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge 1682

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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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)

August 16, 2020

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