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Officer Ronnie W. Hassell | Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

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Ronnie W. Hassell

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch: Saturday, December 2, 1972

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 20

Tour: 1 year

Badge # 2615

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Apprehended

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Officer Ronnie Hassell was killed when his motor scooter was struck by a hit-and-run driver at 29th and M Street, NW. He received major head injuries when his helmet was knocked off of his head. The suspect was arrested the following day at his home in Arlington, Virginia.

Officer Hassell had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for one year. He was survived by his wife and child.

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