Police Officer Joseph E. Hanusey, III

Police Officer Joseph E. Hanusey, III

Plumstead Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, May 18, 2002

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Joseph E. Hanusey, III

Officer Joseph Hanusey was killed in an automobile accident while responding to backup another officer at approximately 0200 hours.

The officer lost control of his patrol car and struck some trees at Route 611 and Haring Road.

Officer Hanusey had been employed with the Plumstead Township Police Department for five years, and is survived by his wife, parents, sister, and two brothers.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 108/5708

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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