Patrolman Martin Aloysius Hanahoe

Patrolman Martin Aloysius Hanahoe

Pennsylvania State Highway Patrol, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, February 27, 1927

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Martin Aloysius Hanahoe

Patrolman Hanahoe was injured when he attempted to halt a motor vehicle driven by a fugitive suspect. The fugitive forced Hanahoe off the road against a concrete abutment and into a telephone pole. He was taken to the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pennsylvania, where he died of his injuries over one year later.

Patrolman Hanahoe had served with the agency for 1 year. He was survived by his parents and five siblings.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Saturday, October 16, 1926
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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

February 27, 2021

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