Police Officer Charles Patrick O'Hanlon

Police Officer Charles Patrick O'Hanlon

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, November 13, 1985

Charles Patrick O'Hanlon

Officer O'Hanlon was struck and killed by a truck carrying hazardous chemicals when it rammed a van he had stopped for a traffic violation on Interstate 95 in the Northeast. He was trapped under the van.

Officer O'Hanlon was 19-year veteran of the force.

Officer O'Hanlon was survivee by his wife and four children.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge 4434

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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I remember him from the time I was a young boy. He was my cousin: his mother and my father were brother and sister. His father, Reds O’Hanlon, was my godfather. I always looked up to him and every visit was very special. My father always loved him very much.

Richard O’Brien, Retired Trooper
PA State Police

May 31, 2018

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