Police Officer Vincent Paul Foley

Police Officer Vincent Paul Foley

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, March 20, 1949

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Vincent Paul Foley

Police Officer Vincent Foley died of a heart attack after a struggle with several young men who were creating a disturbance at a dance in a church near 5th Street and Girard Avenue.

He had served with the Philadelphia Police Department for 18 years.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack


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Officer Foley,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Philadelphia. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

March 20, 2024

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