Officer Joseph K. Whitford, Jr.

Officer Joseph K. Whitford, Jr.

Honolulu Police Department, Hawaii

End of Watch Sunday, October 28, 1962

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Joseph K. Whitford, Jr.

Officer Joseph Whitford was struck by a passing vehicle while citing a motorist for a traffic violation.

He had stopped the vehicle on Kamehameha Highway near the Hawaiian Electric Company generating plant at Waiau.

Officer Whitford was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

traffic stop

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Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you Hero and your family for your sacrifice and service. Never forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

October 28, 2019

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