Lieutenant James D. Hagerty

Lieutenant James D. Hagerty

Indianapolis Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Friday, June 23, 1916

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James D. Hagerty

Lieutenant James Hagerty was shot and killed after being ambushed by a man who had stolen another officer's revolver. Lieutenant Hagerty had followed the suspect until he was ambushed at Washington and Morris streets. The suspect was later apprehended and sentenced to life in prison.

Lieutenant Hagerty had served with the Indianapolis Police Department for 18 years.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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