Policeman Walter H. Hodges

Policeman Walter H. Hodges

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, May 11, 1920

Walter H. Hodges

Policeman Hodges died after a baseball player ran into him at the Waterview Recreation Park at Haines Street and McMahon Avenue. Policeman Hodges was performing crowd control during the high school baseball game when the player ran into him as he overran first base. Policeman Hodges suffered severe internal injuries as a result of the impact and died at Germantown Hospital.

Policeman Hodges had served with the Philadelphia Police Department for 23 years.

Bio

  • Age 60
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge 1423

Incident Details

  • Cause Accidental

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It's how you lived Policeman Hodges. Whether on a ball field or the streets. Rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 11, 2017

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