Last Updated: 2009-08-20


Patrolman John A. Tibbs
End of Watch: Sunday, October 20, 1940


Patrolman John A. Tibbs

Biographical information


Age:

Not available

Tour of Duty:

14 years

Badge number:

Not available


Incident Details


Cause of Death:

Gunfire

Date of Incident:

Sunday, October 20, 1940

Weapon Used:

Gun; Unknown type

Suspect Info:

Never identified


Circumstances


Patrolman John Tibbs was shot and killed after surprising suspects burglarizing a clothing store on West Broad Street. His body was located in a vacant lot after he failed to check in with dispatchers. The suspects were never identified.

Patrolman Tibbs had been with the agency for 14 years.

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