Deputy Sheriff Douglas Paul Hartman

Deputy Sheriff Douglas Paul Hartman

Lehigh County Sheriff's Office, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, July 7, 1992

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Douglas Paul Hartman

Deputy Sheriff Douglas Hartman was shot and killed while serving a bench warrant on a theft suspect at an apartment complex at 1943 East Dent Street in Allentown.

The suspect committed suicide shortly after the murder.

Deputy Hartman had served with the Lehigh County Sheriff's Office for two years and previously served with the Lehigh University Police Department. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide


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The years seem to pass slowly memories take me back to that day we said goodbye never knowing it would be our last Your laugh still echos in my mind and I can feel your hugs. When you ask if you could have two hugs we both laughed. I still hang my Officer down flag for you and your brothers who have followed

Pearl Lance
Aunt Pearl

July 4, 2024

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