Patrolman Hugh A. Shannon

Patrolman Hugh A. Shannon

Lindenwold Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Tuesday, December 24, 1946

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Hugh A. Shannon

Patrolman Hugh Shannon was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver as he directed traffic in front of a church. The impact threw him 125-feet, causing him to suffer fatal injuries.

Patrolman Shannon had served with the Lindenwold Police Department for 22 years. He was survived by his wife and 11 children.


  • Age 72
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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Patrolman Shannon,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lindenwold. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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December 24, 2021

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