Police Officer Charles Patrick O'Hanlon

Police Officer Charles Patrick O'Hanlon

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, November 13, 1985

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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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Officer O’Hanlon,
On today, the 35th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Philadelphia. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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November 13, 2020

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