Police Officer Daniel G. Meehan

Police Officer Daniel G. Meehan

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, January 11, 1957

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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A Hero now in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand

January 10, 2015

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