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Chief of Police Robert Hamrick | Rock Creek Police Department, Ohio Rock Creek Police Department, Ohio

Chief of Police

Robert Hamrick

Rock Creek Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Friday, March 20, 1970

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 2 years

Badge # A-5

Military veteran

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Incident Date: 3/10/1970

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Not available

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Chief Robert Hamrick died 10 days after his involvement in an accident during a vehicle pursuit. The vehicle he was chasing led him down a deserted road. During the pursuit down the road his patrol car struck a tree.

There is speculation that after he struck the tree the suspects he was chasing beat him with his baton and then staged it to look like an accident. His baton and gun were stolen from the scene.

Chief Hamrick had served with the Rock Creek Police Department for two years and had previously served with the United States Army. He was survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter. Eight grandchildren were born after his death.

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que muerte terrible y solo tratando de hacer bien su trabajo, donde se encuentre que este bien.

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