Police Officer Joseph John Franceschino

Police Officer Joseph John Franceschino

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Monday, October 26, 1959

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Joseph John Franceschino

Officer Joseph Franceschino, a member of the Highway Patrol, died of a heart attack when he fell down a flight of stairs while looking for a burglar in a house on 18th Street near Sansom. Officer Franceschino was an eight-year veteran of the force.

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


  • Age 39
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 2546
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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On this anniversary of your untimely death please know that your law enforcement family will always remember. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 26, 2022

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