Patrolman Robert Wilson McCormick

Patrolman Robert Wilson McCormick

Lewistown Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, January 9, 1974

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Robert Wilson McCormick

Patrolman Robert McCormick suffered a fatal heart attack while searching the premises of the G.C. Murphy's store at 2 East Market Street while responding to an alarm activation at about 1:30 am.

He was transported to Lewistown Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Patrolman McCormick was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII. He had served with the Lewiston Police Department for 25 years and had previously served with the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 56
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge 102
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack


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Patrolman McCormick,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army during World War II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol (Retired)

January 9, 2024

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