upcoming hero

dedication
September 4, 2013 at 11 AM
Brian Lorenzo, Highway Patrol

Killed in the line of duty on July 8, 2012, to be placed at the Philadelphia Water Department “Filter Beds” at 5200 Pennypack Street. This is the location where the Highway Patrol Drill Team practices.

September 18, 2013 at 11 AM
Moses Walker, 22nd District

Killed in the line of duty on August 18, 2012, to be placed at the 22nd Police District, 1747 North Seventeenth Street.

October 9, 2013 at 11 AM
Captain Hugh McCann

Killed in the line of duty on June 13, 1941, after being injured when hit by a car at Rising Sun Avenue and the Roosevelt Boulevard on June 9, 1941. Plaque to be placed at Rising Sun and the Boulevard.

October 23, 2013 at 11 AM

At the FOP, 11630 Caroline Road, we will give a permanent home to and have a ceremony for any plaques previously dedicated but not placed. This is about 20 plaques, and includes those of our earliest heroes killed in the line of duty.

The following Hero Plaques were placed at the FOP on 10-23-2013 in what is called the “FOP Fallen Heroes Memorial:”

  • Watchman Steven Heimer-End of Watch 1828
  • Watchman Cornelius “Neil” Mooney- End of Watch 1856
  • Police Officer Dennis Sullivan- End of Watch 1870
  • Police Officer Lewis A. Lare- End of Watch 1872
  • Police Officer Daniel McGonigal – End of Watch 1872
  • Police Officer Henry O’Donnell- End of Watch 1876
  • Police Officer George McGonigle – End of Watch 1877
  • Police Officer George Jackson- End of Watch 1887
  • Police Officer William D. Johnston- End of Watch 1887
  • Police Officer Elmer Findley- End of Watch 1891
  • Police Officer John Chambers- End of Watch 1894
  • Police Officer Charles O. Conaway- End of Watch 1900
  • Police Officer Edward George- End of Watch 1902
  • Police Officer John J. Donovan- End of Watch 1903
  • Police Officer Matthew J. Curran- End of Watch 1905
  • Police Officer Thomas A. Sheldon- End of Watch 1906
  • Police Officer August Brusius- End of Watch 1907
  • Police Officer Scott H. Shelley- End of Watch 1908
  • Police Officer Thomas H. Gordon- End of Watch 1908
  • Police Officer David F. Sampson#4896- End of Watch 1973
  • Police Officer James J. Ramp#2989-End of Watch 1978 (originally placed at FOP Hqs. 1336 Spring Garden Street)
  • The Memorial is located in the front of the New FOP Hqs. 11630 Caroline Road.

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