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Patrolman John L. Hubbell | Cleveland Police Department, Ohio Cleveland Police Department, Ohio

Patrolman

John L. Hubbell

Cleveland Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Monday, June 4, 1979

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: 6 years

Badge # 121

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .38 caliber

Offender: Shot and killed

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Patrolman John Hubbell was shot and killed when he and his partner attempted to arrest a man wanted for a robbery.

They spotted the man working on a car in front of his home and approached him. After positively identifying him, the man grabbed a .38 caliber revolver he had hidden near the bumper of his car and opened fire, seriously wounding both officers. The officers were able to return fire and kill the suspect.

Patrolman Hubbell was transported to Mt. Sinai Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.

Patrolman Hubbell was a US Army veteran. He had served with the Cleveland Police Department for 6 years.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
June 4, 2015

 

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