Night Officer George J. Hanlon

Night Officer George J. Hanlon

Oregon City Police Department, Oregon

End of Watch Monday, April 23, 1906

George J. Hanlon

Night Officer George Hanlon was shot and killed by an escaped convict from Salem.

Several fisherman observed the man burglarizing a store at approximately 3:20 am and notified Officer Hanlon. Officer Hanlon encountered the man on Water Street but was immediately shot with a .44 caliber revolver.

The subject also shot and killed Sheriff John Shaver, of the Clackamas County Sheriff's Department, one week later as the sheriff attempted to arrest him. A civilian later shot and killed the convict.

Bio

  • Age 50
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .44 caliber
  • Offender Shot and killed

burglary, escapee

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