Patrolman Donald Issac Hamby

Patrolman Donald Issac Hamby

Hanceville Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Saturday, August 31, 1985

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Donald Issac Hamby

Patrolman Donald Hamby was killed when his patrol car was struck by a suspect's vehicle during a vehicle pursuit. Patrolman Hamby and a reserve officer were assisting the Cullman County Sheriff's Office in the pursuit. The reserve officer riding with Patrolman Hamby was so seriously injured that both of his legs had to be amputated.

Patrolman Hamby had served with the agency for 10 years and was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Apprehended

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 31, 2020

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