PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A police officer who lost his life in the line of duty was honored during a ceremony Friday in Northeast Philadelphia.
Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw, FOP President John McNesby, U.S. Attorney William McSwain and Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro were in attendance during a morning plaque dedication for Sergeant James O'Connor.
O'Connor was shot and killed March 13 while serving a murder warrant on the 1600 block of Bridge Street in Frankford.
The 23-year veteran of the Philadelphia police force was a corporal at the time of his death and was posthumously promoted to sergeant.
O'Connor was awarded with the Medal of Honor, the Purple Heart and the Medal of Valor following his death.
He left behind a wife and two adult children.