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Police Officer Hiram J. Reno | Detroit Police Department, Michigan Detroit Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer

Hiram J. Reno

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Saturday, March 26, 1938

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 9 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Shot and killed

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Police Officer Hiram Reno and Police Officer Seymour Lawler were shot and killed by a robbery suspect they had just arrested at Hamilton and West Forrest Avenues. The man had been placed in the back of the officers' patrol car.

The suspect produced a handgun concealed in his coat and shot both officers, killing them instantly. Police shot and killed the suspect.

Officer Reno had served with the Detroit Police Department for 9 years and was survived by his wife and two children.

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Police Officer Seymour H. Lawler
Detroit Police Department, Michigan
End of Watch: Saturday, March 26, 1938
Cause: Gunfire

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RIP. Will take it from here. You're not forgotten brother.

Future Detroit Police Officer Billy .
Dearborn, MI
March 26, 2015

 

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