Police Officer Thomas Hadican

Police Officer Thomas Hadican

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Sunday, September 20, 1903

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Thomas Hadican

Officer Hadican died after falling from a streetcar. He was just finishing his shift and jumped on the 4th Street streetcar to head towards his home. Because the streetcar was crowded he was forced to stand on the rear platform and hold onto a railing. The streetcar made a turn at a high rate of speed, causing Officer Hadican to lose his grip and fall, striking his head on the pavement.
Officer Hadican was assigned to the Seventh District and had been with the agency for eight years. He was survived by his wife and several children.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 110th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

May 31, 2013

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