Patrolman Martin J. Hanly

Patrolman Martin J. Hanly

Belleville Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Sunday, July 24, 1927

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Martin J. Hanly

Patrolman Martin Hanly was killed in a motorcycle crash while pursuing a traffic violator on Washington Avenue.

Another vehicle pulled in front of his motorcycle at the intersection with Rutgers Street, causing a collision. Patrolman Hanly was transported to Saint Michael's Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The driver he was chasing fled the scene. The driver who pulled in front of him was charged with manslaughter.

Patrolman Hanly was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 3

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

motorcycle, motorcycle crash, vehicle pursuit

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