Captain George Thomas Hanlon

Captain George Thomas Hanlon

Hammond Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Sunday, May 16, 1937

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George Thomas Hanlon

Captain George Hanlon was directing traffic around an automobile accident when he was struck by a drunken driver and thrown 111 feet. He suffered fatal injuries as a result of the incident.

Captain Hanlon had served with the Hammond Police Department for over 36 years.


  • Age 65
  • Tour 36 years, 4 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 16, 2015

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