Pa. school cop dies after breaking up brawl

High school officer died after an apparent heart attack a few hours after breaking up a fight between students

Duty Death: Daryl Giles - [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

End of Service: 06/02/2014


By PoliceOne Staff

PHILADELPHIA — A police officer at a Philadelphia high school died after an apparent heart attack a few hours after breaking up a fight between students.

According to ABC 6, 50-year-old Sgt. Daryl Giles died Monday after breaking up a large brawl that broke out at the high school.

(Philadelphia School Police Department Image)
(Philadelphia School Police Department Image)

Giles told a fellow officer he was experiencing chest pains, and was found collapsed on the floor of a restroom at the school. He was transported to a hospital and pronounced dead, according to the report.

Giles was a 19-year-veteran of the force and a U.S. Army veteran, ODMP reported

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