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Officer Robert Lyle Hawk | Tempe Police Department, Arizona Tempe Police Department, Arizona


Robert Lyle Hawk

Tempe Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch: Saturday, September 24, 1988

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 1 year, 6 months

Badge # 241

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Suspect turned himself in

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Officer Robert Hawk was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while conducting a traffic stop on the Superstition Freeway.

He was struck as he returned to his vehicle after talking with the driver of the vehicle he had stopped.

Officer Hawk had served with the Tempe Police Department for 18 months. He was survived by his wife and two sons.

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This message is to the mother of Officer Robert Lyle Hawk, who has requested to speak with me,As I would be honored to do so,and can be reached at ,

Civilian // Craig j Nielson
911 caller
February 7, 2014


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