Police Officer Earl Joseph Hauck, II

Police Officer Earl Joseph Hauck, II

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Thursday, March 22, 1990

Earl Joseph Hauck, II

Officer Hauck was shot and killed while attempting to arrest an escapee from the parish prison. The suspect had gained possession of a security guard's gun after he assaulted her. The suspect was being chased by Officer Hauck and other officers. As Officer Hauck reached for his handcuffs after cornering the suspect, the man opened fire, killing Officer Hauck. Another officer shot and wounded the suspect. The suspect was transported to a local hospital where he died 13 hours later.

Officer Hauck is survived by his two daughters.


  • Age 22
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Deceased

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Another year has passed without you. Clem and I share our childhood memories with you as our brother. Miss you so much. Wish you were here to be my big brother. Love Shirlean


March 21, 2018

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