Patrolman Norman R. Hayes

Patrolman Norman R. Hayes

Buffalo Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, October 20, 1919

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Norman R. Hayes

Patrolman Hayes died of acute meningitis he developed after he was thrown from his police horse and fractured his skull.

Patrolman Hayes had been with the agency for two years and was assigned to Precinct 9. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 409

Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related
  • Incident Date Friday, October 3, 1919

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Rest in peace Patrolman Hayes.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 20, 2020

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