Policeman Hugh A. Crowley

Policeman Hugh A. Crowley

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, January 11, 1932

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Hugh A. Crowley

Policeman Hugh Crowley was shot and killed when he interrupted a robbery at a theater in the Westwood District. One of two men was wounded by Officer Crowley's return fire. Both were arrested a few days later.

It was determined that the suspect that was shot by Officer Crowley was the one who killed him. He was convicted of first degree murder and hanged at San Quentin Prison on August 18, 1933. The other suspect was also sentenced to death but his sentence was later commutted to life.

Bio

  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Executed in 1933

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Policeman Crowley, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 2, 2019

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