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Patrolman David T. Hancock | Montgomery Township Police Department, Pennsylvania Montgomery Township Police Department, Pennsylvania


David T. Hancock

Montgomery Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Saturday, December 11, 1976

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: 21 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Patrolman Hancock was shot and killed after arresting a burglary suspect at a mall which was due to open for business the following month. Patrolman Hancock was attempting to raise the prisoner screen in his patrol car when the suspect grabbed his gun and shot him in the head. The suspect was arrested and sentenced to life in prison.

Patrolman Hancock had been with the agency for 21 years.

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Sitting here with my grandchildren telling them my father and my hero al the good times we had all the laughs we shared and them speacial memories wishing you were here to have those memories again i know your watching over us miss you dad your son David T Hancock

David T Hancock
October 18, 2014


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