Police Officer Daniel G. Meehan

Police Officer Daniel G. Meehan

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, January 11, 1957

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Daniel G. Meehan

Officer Meehand and Officer Stella Donahue were killed when Officer Donahue lost control of their patrol vehicle on Roosevelt Boulevard near Cottman Avenue and struck a tree. The two had been investigating the behavior of teenagers in the Pennypack Circle section and were on their way to a restaurant when the accident happened.

Officer Meehan, a seven-year veteran of the force, was a Navy veteran of World War II.

Officer Meehan was survived by his wife of two years.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 2600
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

January 11, 2019

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