Police Officer John J. Hartenstein

Police Officer John J. Hartenstein

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Thursday, May 4, 1967

John J. Hartenstein

Officer John Hartenstein was killed when his patrol car was struck head-on by another vehicle on West Fort Street.

Officer Hartenstein had served with the agency for 12 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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It's been nearly fifty years. And I still remember us going to dulys for Coney Island hot dogs.

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