Sergeant Michael J. Hunt

Sergeant Michael J. Hunt

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, August 4, 1948

Michael J. Hunt

Sergeant Hunt died from injuries suffered when he was struck by a truck on June 23 while directing traffic in front of the Convention Center during the Republican National Convention.

Sergeant Hunt was a U.S Army veteran of World war I and had served with the Philadelphia Police Department for 33 years. He had been widowed and was survived by his seven children. He was a native of County Mayo, Ireland

Bio

  • Age 61
  • Tour 33 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Wednesday, June 23, 1948
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

directing traffic

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 85th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to leave a tribute to you. 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

January 30, 2013

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