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Patrolman Milton L. Hodder | Hamden Police Department, Connecticut Hamden Police Department, Connecticut


Milton L. Hodder

Hamden Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch: Thursday, April 22, 1943

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: Not available

Badge # 3

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Apprehended

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Patrolman Hodder was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while directing traffic on Dixwell Avenue in front of a factory. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene but was forced to the side of the road by a witness approximately 300 feet down the road and apprehended.

Patrolman Hodder had been appointed to the Hamden Police Department as a supernumerary officer on November 10, 1927, and was appointed as a regular officer the following year. He had served with the agency for a total of 15 years.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 69th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
April 22, 2012


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