Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 months
Badge # Not available
Cause: Struck by vehicle
Trooper Albert Hasson the first Illinois State Police officer to be killed in the line of duty. Trooper Hasson was struck by a car while patrolling about three miles north of Chenoa. He pulled off the road to stop an oncoming car. Just as he stepped onto the roadway, a car struck him from behind. Trooper Hasson was thrown 10 feet. Fellow officers took him to the hospital in Pontiac where he succumbed to his injuries several hours later.
Trooper Hasson was a 4 month veteran of the Illinois State Police, assigned to District 6, Pontiac. He is also a veteran of World War I and survived by his wife.
In 2004 a training room in the District 6 Headquarters was named in honor of Trooper Hasson.