Officer Ronnie W. Hassell

Officer Ronnie W. Hassell

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Saturday, December 2, 1972

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Ronnie W. Hassell

Officer Ronnie Hassell was killed when his motor scooter was struck by a hit-and-run driver at 29th and M Street, NW. He received major head injuries when his helmet was knocked off of his head. The suspect was arrested the following day at his home in Arlington, Virginia.

Officer Hassell had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for one year. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 20
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 2615

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Apprehended

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will be remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

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

August 20, 2020

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