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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My academy class is dedicated to Officer O'Hanlon. As a class I hope we do right by his name. Thanks to Officer O'Hanlon, for his service and ultimate sacrifice, as well as the rest of his family who serves on the force.

Recruit Officer Jamie Litzner

September 21, 2015

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