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Patrolman Harvey D. Hand | Louisville Police Department, Kentucky Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

Patrolman

Harvey D. Hand

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch: Friday, September 11, 1914

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 55

Tour: 18 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Struck by train

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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.

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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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