Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year
Badge # 2615
Cause: Vehicular assault
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.