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Portion of Cottman Ave named after slain officer

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Police officers stood united in Port Richmond for a bittersweet honor for a fallen colleague.

Michelle Liczbinski helped local leaders unveil a sign naming part of Cottman Avenue for her late husband Stephen.

The 24th District sergeant was slain during a bank robbery call in Port Richmond in May 2008.

Cottman Avenue between Algon and Central Avenues now bears his name, ensuring the brave servant is never forgotten.

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