Police Officer William Albert Lackman

Police Officer William Albert Lackman

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, October 17, 1968

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William Albert Lackman

Officer William Lackman was shot and killed by a suspect while investigating a burglary call in an office building at Welsh and Verree Roads. One suspect was shot and killed by other Officers at the scene. Three additional suspects were later arrested and convicted of murder. All three suspects were sentenced to life in prison.

Officer Lackman served in the 7th Police District for 11 years and is survived by his wife, daughter, and a son who was born after Officer Lackman's death.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 2762

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Officer William Lackman will never ever be forgotten; may his soul FOREVER rest peacefully in Heaven.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired, NYSP

January 13, 2020

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