Investigator John Albert Hanson

Investigator John Albert Hanson

United States Army Criminal Investigation Division, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, May 9, 1970

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John Albert Hanson

Investigator John Hanson was killed when he fell into a ravine while attempting to arrest a narcotics suspect at 10:15 am. The incident occurred at Camp Zukeran in Okinawa, Japan.

Investigator Hanson had served in the United States Army for nine years.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Location Overseas
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available


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Investigator Hanson,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

May 9, 2020

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