Agent Edward John Hockom

Agent Edward John Hockom

Aurora Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Monday, September 21, 1987

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Edward John Hockom

Agent Hockom was shot and killed after stopping a vehicle which matched the description of a vehicle leaving the scene of an armed robbery ten minutes earlier. After stopping the vehicle Agent Hockom was shot by the suspect with a handgun. The suspect was later arrested after a long vehicle pursuit and charged with murder and three other robberies committed in the hour prior to the shooting.

Agent Hockom was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 80-10

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Charged with murder

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