Patrolman Harvey D. Hand

Patrolman Harvey D. Hand

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, September 11, 1914

Harvey D. Hand

Patrolman Hand was killed when he was struck by a Louisville and Nashville passenger train at Hancock Street and Barnett Street. Passersby noticed Patrolman Hand's hat, bearing his badge number, fall from the locomotive's cow-catcher at 7th and Magnolia Streets. Patrolman Hand's body was found the following morning in a railroad ditch near where he was struck.
Patrolman Hand had been with the agency for 18 years.

Bio

  • Age 55
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Patrolman Hand rest in peace and Olav Hashalom. Thanks for your valor.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 30, 2017

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