Thursday, October 20, 2016

Philadelphia police officer suffers massive heart attack-dies while on duty

Philadelphia police officer Douglas Bamberger
Philadelphia PA Oct 20 2016 A Philadelphia police officer suffered a massive heart attack while on duty Tuesday according to police.
Officer Douglas Bamberger collapsed in the Criminal Justice Center on N. 13th and Filbert streets at about 7:40am Tuesday.
Members of the Sheriff’s Department and Philadelphia Police Department tried to resituate him until medical personnel arrived and continued those efforts.
They took Officer Bamberger to Hahnemann Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 10:42am.

Officer Bamberger, 41, was a 16-year veteran of the department assigned to the Court Liaison Unit. He is survived by his wife and two children.

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