Patrolman Winfred O. Hanna

Patrolman Winfred O. Hanna

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch Monday, January 25, 1954

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Winfred O. Hanna

Patrolman Hanna was shot and killed near Texarkana by a berserk husband, 54, who had just shot and critically wounded his estranged wife. Later in the day he shot at four patrolman when cornered. All four returned fire killing him.

Patrolman Hanna had been with the agency for seven years.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 58th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never dimishes respect, and your memory will always be honored and revered. .

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 25, 2012

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