Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 5 years
Badge # Not available
Offender: Shot and killed
Detective Hamby was shot and killed by a suspect wanted for murder and safe-cracking. The suspect had also been responsible for the beating and robbery of another officer earlier in the night when the officer responded to a burglary call at a department store. The suspect was shot and killed by other officers.
Detective Hamby had been with the agency for five years and had also served as Chief of Police in Boise, Idaho. He was survived by his wife and three children, one of whom also served as a Patrolman with the Salt Lake City Police Department.