Policeman George McGonigle

Policeman George McGonigle

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, February 17, 1877

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George McGonigle

Policeman McGonigle was shot and killed at the intersection of Frankford Avenue and Norris Street while attempting to arrest a former policeman. The suspect was convicted and sentenced to 7 years in prison.

Policeman McGonigle had served with the agency for 2 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 840

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 7 years

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Rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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

February 17, 2021

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