Hero Plaque Dedications

Thursday, April 28, 2011

P/O Vincent B. O’Donnell#1878
Date of Death (DOD) 9-26-1929 injured on 8-17-1929
Assigned to the 22nd and Hunting park Station
Incident: Injured while making three arrests at North 17th Street and West Lycoming Street
Location of the Plaque: 39th Police District, 2201 West Hunting Park Avenue 

 

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

P/O John Pawlowski #5649
DOD 2-13-2009
Incident: Shot to death at North Broad Street and Olney Avenue
Assigned to the 35th District
Location of the Plaque: 5601 North Broad Street at Olney Avenue 

 

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Policeman Daniel Meehan #2600 and Policewoman Stella Donohue #4234
DOD 1-11-1957at 5:25PM
Incident: Car accident on Roosevelt Blvd at Sandyford Avenue
Both assigned to the Juvenile Aid Bureau
Location of the Plaque: to be determined 

 

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

P/O Francis Magro#1561
DOD 3-30-1977 at 9:15AM
Incident: Motorcycle accident at North 31st Street and West Girard Avenue while operating H708
Assigned to Highway Patrol
Location of the Plaque: to be determined 

 

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

P/O Joaquin Montijo#6062
DOD 6-14-1990 at 12:25AM injured 6-13-1990
Incident: Took Police action while off duty and was shot and killed at 4400 North Fairhill Street
Assigned to the 25th District
Location of the Plaque: 3901 Whitaker Avenue- 25th Police District 

 

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Detective George Williams
DOD 1-19-1918
Incident: Shot inside saloon while making an arrest at South 16th and South Streets
Location of the Plaque: South 16th and South Streets 

 

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

P/O Thomas Wixted #2151
DOD 3-15-1942 injured 3-14-1942
Incident: South 34th Street and Curie Avenue
Assigned to Foot Traffic
Location of the Plaque: 34th and Curie 

 

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

P/O Harry Cooper#1584
DOD 5-4-1926
Incident: P/O Cooper was off duty in his home at 4606 Rising Sun Avenue when a nearby bank was robbed. He took police action and was shot.
Assigned to the Front and Westmoreland Station
Location of the Plaque: to be determined 

 

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

P/O Ronald Trumbette#4908
DOD 5-23-1975 2:35AM pronounced 5:20AM
Incident: Shot and killed during a burglary in progress at 918 South 5th Street, the NY Extract Company
Assigned to the 3rd District
Location of the Plaque: to be determined 

 

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

P/O David Sampson#4896
DOD 12-12-1973
Incident: While off duty and assisting a motorist on Route 63 (commonly called Woodhaven Road) east of Academy Road was struck by an auto
Assigned to 3rd District
Location of the Plaque: to be determined 

 

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Fairmount Park Guard Joseph Sankey
DOD 9-1-1964 at 4:10PM Pronounced at 7:45PM
Incident: Auto Accident at North 24th Street and West Cumberland Street while recorder of an EPW
Assigned to the Fairmount Park Guard
Location of the Plaque: to be determined 

 

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Lieutenant Edward C. Dohrmann#169
DOD 4-13-1969
Incident: Assigned to AID was assisting with rescue of trapped auto accident victim at Pennypack Street and State Road when extreme physical exertion caused heart attack
Assigned to Accident Investigation Division
Location of the Plaque: to be determined 

 

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

P/O Richard Lendell#4578
DOD1-14-1983 11:45PM
Incident: Had heart attack after disbursing large crowd at Limekiln Pike and Walnut Lane
Assigned to the 35th District-Canine
Location of the Plaque: Limekiln and Walnut Lane