Police Officer Raymond F. Fredericksdorf

Police Officer Raymond F. Fredericksdorf

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, February 19, 1972

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Raymond F. Fredericksdorf

Officer Fredericksdorf succumbed to injuries sustained three days earlier when he slipped and struck his head on the pavement while returning to his patrol car. He had been dispatched to disperse a group of people who were causing a disturbance and throwing rocks at restaurant patrons. He was returning to his patrol car after clearing the call when he fell.

Officer Fredericksdorf served with the Philadelphia Police Department for 17 months.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 1 year, 5 months
  • Badge 1774

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Incident Date Wednesday, February 16, 1972


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Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten by your law enforcement family.

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

February 19, 2022

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