Officer John A. Hoglund

Officer John A. Hoglund

Maywood Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, May 29, 1992

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John A. Hoglund

Officer John Hoglund was shot and killed while responding to a robbery alarm at a local market store at 4052 52nd Street.

He was shot three times with a .45 caliber handgun as he exited his patrol car. The assailants were later arrested and convicted of his murder. The subject who shot him was subsequently sentenced to death.

Officer Hoglund had served with the Maywood Police Department for 16 years. He was survived by his two children and mother.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to death


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It’s with a heavy heart that I check back in on John and his loved ones. I think of John every day. Truly a man of principal, yet a hilarious character in real life. I miss his gregarious spirit. His rough edges, yet a compassionate soul. John was a student of life. An observer and witty commentator on what he experienced. I miss those deep conversations at the end of a shift over a cold beer. I miss his council. I am grateful for John’s influence and participation in my life

Stephen Nagy
Maywood PD

September 17, 2023

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