Assistant Superintendent James J. Hearn

Assistant Superintendent James J. Hearn

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, November 27, 1930

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James J. Hearn

Assistant Superintendent Hearn suffered a heart attack while directing police operations at the scene of a fire at Horticultural Hall in Fairmount Park.


  • Age 62
  • Tour 39 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack


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On this actual 90th anniversary of your untimely death I’d like to reiterate my previous reflection and say that your sacrifice will always be remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

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

November 27, 2020

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