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Patrolman Roger A. Hamilton | El Paso Police Department, Texas El Paso Police Department, Texas

Patrolman

Roger A. Hamilton

El Paso Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Sunday, June 21, 1970

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Incident Date: 6/21/1970

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Suspect: Charged with murder

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Patrolman Hamilton was struck and killed by a drunk driver while directing traffic around an accident on IH-10. The suspect was driving at a high rate of speed and failed to slow down. Patrolman Hamilton was struck and thrown 169 feet. The suspect was charged with murder and driving while intoxicated.

Patrolman Hamilton was survived by his wife.

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Roger we spent so many nites together, I learned alot n most of all I learned to be a giver just like you. Little is said of how many lifes you saved by standing in front of that drunk. I wish I could tell your wife the hero you are. I relive that nite every day, and I see that drunk hitting that accident at the speed he hit you. God bless your new life. I remember my partner n friend! Robert J Flores

Patrolman Robert J Flores (former)
El Paso Texas, partner
August 14, 2014

 

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