Policeman William Bunker Hinchcliff

Policeman William Bunker Hinchcliff

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, April 24, 1935

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William Bunker Hinchcliff

Policeman William Hinchcliff was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle at the intersection of Belgrade Street and Orthodox Street while chasing a speeder.

Policeman Hinchcliff had served with the Philadelphia Police Department four years. He was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 2586

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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On this actual anniversary of your death I’d like to reiterate my previous reflection and say that your law enforcement family will always remember. Rest in peace always.

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

April 24, 2021

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