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Captain Hugh Francis McCann | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Captain

Hugh Francis McCann

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Friday, June 13, 1941

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 53

Tour: 28 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Struck by vehicle

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Captain Hugh McCann was killed while directing traffic at Roosevelt Boulevard and Rising Sun Avenue as a convoy of Army vehicles rolled through Philadelphia on its way to Fort Dix. He was killed by an auto driven by a man who said he had become confused in the traffic.

Captain McCann had served with the agency for 28 years. He was survived by his wife, three sons, and five daughters.

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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 15, 2015

 

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