2009 hero

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at 11:00am
Police Officer Vincent P. Foley #3896

EOW: 3-20-1949 Location: North 5th and Girard Avenue, 26th District SPONSOR: POLICE ACADEMY CLASS 353

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at 11:00am
Police Officer Michael Donnelly #1951

EOW: 4-12-1929 Location: South 4th and Carpenter Streets, 3rd District SPONSOR: CONSTANCE AND JOHN BOYLE

Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at 10:00am (Living Flame Ceremony)
Police Officer Charles “Chuck” Cassidy #2342

EOW: 11-1-2007 Location: Cardinal Dougherty High School 6301 North Second Street SPONSOR: Officers of the 35th District

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 11:00am
Police Officer Artimus Johnson #6482

EOW: 10-20-1975 Location: 3900 North 13th Street, 25th District SPONSOR: Lee Daniels

Thursday, June 18, 2009 at 11:00am

EOW: 4-13-1973 Location: 4748 North Broad Street, 35th District SPONSOR: Steven M. and Roberta M. Swierczynski

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 at 11:00am
Police Officer Ernest W. Davis #1628

EOW: 7-16-1980 Location: 3701 North Broad Street, 25th District SPONSOR: “POLICE ACADEMY CLASSES 235, 236, 237 and 238”

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at 11:00am
Police Officer George Barnett #2118

EOW: 11-28-1910 Location: 42nd and Pine Streets, 18th District SPONSOR: Detective Gary Capuano, SWDD

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 11:00am
Sergeant Samuel Hewitt #165, 35th District Police Officer James Quiqley #1902, 35th District

EOW: 4-23-1947 Location: 601 East Sedgwick Street, 14th District SPONSOR: (Hewitt) Beneficial Bank and (Quigley) Plumbers Union Local 690

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 11:00am
Sergeant Emil Muller #256

EOW: 11-17-1941 Location: 214 McKean Street, 4th District SPONSOR: School Police Association, Michael Lodise, President

Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 11:00am
Police Officer James Kane #5367

EOW: 6-5-1959 Location: 3712 N. Sydenham Street, 39th District SPONSOR: Honorable James Murray Lynn

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 at 11:00am
Police Officer Stephen E. Sawka #3790

EOW: 6-18-1983 Location: York Street and Sepviva Street, 26th District SPONSOR: Officers of the 26th Police District

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 11:00am
Police Officer Stephen Dmytryk #4525

EOW: 11-16-1993 Location: 1900 Spring Garden Street, 9th District SPONSOR: Officers of the 9th Police District

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 11:00am
Police Officer Daniel Gleason #6320

EOW: 6-5-1986 Location: 1300 block of Sedgley Avenue, 25th District SPONSOR: Tom Waring, NE Times

Update: On Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 11:00AM, at 1336 Spring Garden Street, FOP Headquarters, a Hero Plaque will be unveiled honoring Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel T. Gleason #6320, 25th District who was killed in the line of duty on Thursday, June 5, 1986. The location where the plaque was to be dedicated was 1300 block of West Sedgley Avenue, at Broad Street. The installation of the plaque will be done at a later date. The change is due to the forecast bad weather. Parking will be posted for this event. The area in front of the FOP will be kept clear for the Gleason Family.

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