Patrol Officer Charles Humphrey

Patrol Officer Charles Humphrey

Harrisburg Police Bureau, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, September 6, 1907

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Charles Humphrey

Officer Charles Humphrey succumbed to injuries received three days earlier when he was knocked over by a heifer that had gotten loose from a slaughter house at about 1430 hours. Officer Humphrey was attempting to get citizens out of the way of the heifer on Market Street near the Pennsylvania Railroad Station when he suffered a skull fracture from hitting the ground.

Officer Humphrey was a U.S Army veteran and had served with the Harrisburg Police Bureau for 12 years. He is survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related
  • Incident Date Tuesday, September 3, 1907

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No passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice and may you always rest in peace knowing that your fellow law enforcement will always remember and thank you.

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

September 6, 2020

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