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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Officer Hinchcliff,
On today, the 84th 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
El Paso Station

April 24, 2019

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