Officer J. Harold Hanson

Officer J. Harold Hanson

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Sunday, August 19, 1951

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J. Harold Hanson

Officer Harold Hanson was killed in a motorcycle accident while on a motorcycle training ride. An oncoming car crossed the center line and stuck Officer Hanson head-on, killing him.

Officer Hanson had served with the agency for one year.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, August 18, 1951

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Thank you for your service and rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your heroic actions and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 19, 2020

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