Last Updated: 2009-08-20


Patrolman Edwin Stephenson Jr.
End of Watch: Friday, December 13, 1974


Patrolman Edwin Stephenson Jr.

Biographical information


Age:

23

Tour of Duty:

3 years

Badge number:

Not Available


Incident Details


Cause of Death:

Vehicle pursuit

Date of Incident:

Friday, December 13, 1974

Weapon Used:

Not Available

Suspect Info:

Not Available


Circumstances


Patrolman Edwin Stephenson and Patrolman Leward Rich were killed in an automobile accident while en route to assist another officer chase a stolen car. During their response the police car went out of control at Brook Street and Westwood Avenue and struck a tree.

Patrolman Stephenson had served with the agency for three years.

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