Patrolman John Hassett

Patrolman John Hassett

Toledo Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, March 5, 1880

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 agency 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 Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman John Hassett of the Toledo Police Department, Ohio and the additional 55 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

March 5, 2018

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