Patrolman John Hassett

Patrolman John Hassett

Toledo Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, March 5, 1880

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John Hassett

Patrolman Hassett was killed when he was struck by debris that had been thrown into the air by a tornado. He was on foot patrol when the incident occurred.

Patrolman Hassett had only served with the Toledo Police Department for 2 weeks.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 2 weeks
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Weather/Natural disaster

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman John Hassett of the Toledo Police Department, Ohio and the additional 59 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

March 5, 2023

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