Constable Lee Andrew Hafer

Constable Lee Andrew Hafer

Huntington Township Constable's Office, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, April 7, 1952

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Lee Andrew Hafer

Constable Lee Hafer was struck and killed by a truck on Highway 52, less than one mile west of the Aberdeen line, while assisting his son, who was the Aberdeen police chief, with arresting an intoxicated man.

He was taken to a local hospital where he died the following day.

Constable Hafer's son, Chief of Police Elmer Hafer of the Aberdeen Police Department, was killed in the line of duty two years later in similar circumstances.


  • Age 61
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Sunday, April 6, 1952

arrest, DIP

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NEVER FORGET! Please help me honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Constable Lee Andrew Hafer of the Huntington Township Constable's Office, Ohio and the additional 68 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer (Retired)
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

April 7, 2024

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