Philadelphia Police Department Pennsylvania End of Watch: Saturday, May 3, 2008
Biographical Info Age: 40 Tour of Duty: 12 years Badge Number: Not available
Incident Details Cause of Death: Gunfire Date of Incident: Saturday, May 3, 2008 Weapon Used: Rifle; AK-47 Suspect Info: Shot and killed
Sergeant Stephen Liczbinski was shot and killed while responding to a bank robbery call at approximately 11:30 am. Two men dressed in female Muslim garb had robbed a bank on Aramingo Avenue. Sergeant Liczbinski encountered the suspects on East Schiller Street and stopped their car. Before he was able to exit his patrol car, a suspect opened fire with an AK-47, killing Sergeant Liczbinski.
One of the suspects was fatally shot by other officers a short time later on Louden Street. The other suspect, and possibly a third accomplice, remain at large.
Sergeant Liczbinski had served with the Philadelphia Police Department for 12 years and is survived by his wife and three children.
Agency Contact Information Philadelphia Police Department One Franklin Square Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (215) 686-1776 Please contact the Philadelphia Police Department for funeral arrangements or for survivor benefit fund information.
While we honor our fallen on this Sunday please keep a place in your heart for Sergeant Stephen Liczbinski and his wife and three children.