Policeman James Allen Lambert

Policeman James Allen Lambert

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, July 16, 1922

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James Allen Lambert

Policeman Lambert was shot and killed and his partner was shot in the leg during a pistol duel with a man at a cigar store at 406 6th Street. The suspect was apprehended three hours later.

Policeman Lambert had served with the agency for 31 years.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 31 years
  • Badge 864

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Apprehended

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 16, 2020

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