Philadelphia police officer dies after heart attack while on duty

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

PHILADELPHIA -- A Philadelphia police officer has died after a medical emergency while on duty.

Officer Douglas Bamberger suffered a heart attack while at the Criminal Justice Center around 7:40 a.m. Tuesday.

Bamberger was 41 years old and was a 16 year veteran of the force.

He survived by his wife and two children.

A statement released by the Philadelphia Police Dept. reads:

"Commissioner Richard Ross extends his deepest condolences to the family, friends, and Law Enforcement family of Officer Bamberger."

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