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Captain Edward J. Hilker | Scott Township Police Department, Pennsylvania Scott Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

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Edward J. Hilker

Scott Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Sunday, September 16, 1956

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 59

Tour: 10 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Heart attack

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Captain Edward Hilker suffered a fatal heart attack while on duty.

Out of respect for Captain Hilker, five police captains from neighboring towns, as well as Scott Township's police lieutenant served as pall bearers at his funeral.

Captain Hilker was a U.S. Army veteran of WWI had served with the Scott Township Police Department for 10 years. He was survived by his wife, two daughters, and four sons.

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Captain Hilker. Our officers may have never met you but the foundation that you have laid for the Scott Township Police Department still shows today. Thank you for your service and your memory has not been forgotten.

Officer Shawn Kosanovich #825
Scott Township Police Department
September 16, 2012

 

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