Corporal Thomas John Hannon, Sr.

Corporal Thomas John Hannon, Sr.

Dover Police Department, Delaware

End of Watch Friday, September 1, 2017

Thomas John Hannon, Sr.

Corporal Thomas Hannon succumbed to complications of an injury sustained in 2012 while involved in a foot pursuit.

He suffered a knee injury during the chase that required numerous surgeries. He experienced complications following a surgery that resulted in his condition to worsen. He passed away as a result of the complications on September 1st, 2017.

Corporal Hannon had served with the Dover Police Department for 12 years. He is survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge 3440

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Incident Date Sunday, January 1, 2012

foot pursuit

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So sorry to hear of the loss of this fine officer. May God watch over the Family and Fellow Officers that put their lives on the line for us everyday. We all lose when one of these heroes fall.

D.A.V. CHAPTER 11 Springfield, Missouri Color Guard.
Son of Chief of Police.Deceased
Their watch is over, now they patrol in Heaven.

November 26, 2017

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