Police Officer Joseph Benjamin Hood

Police Officer Joseph Benjamin Hood

Savanna Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, December 29, 1929

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Joseph Benjamin Hood

Police Officer Joseph Hood was struck by a passing vehicle on Chicago Avenue after issuing a warning to another motorist.

He was transported to the hospital where he died 30 minutes later.

Officer Hood had served as a night policeman with the Savanna Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife, three children, two grandchildren, and four siblings.


  • Age 54
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

traffic stop

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