Trooper Albert J. Hasson

Trooper Albert J. Hasson

Illinois State Police, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, September 7, 1924

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Albert J. Hasson

Trooper Albert Hasson the first Illinois State Police officer to be killed in the line of duty. Trooper Hasson was struck by a car while patrolling about three miles north of Chenoa. He pulled off the road to stop an oncoming car. Just as he stepped onto the roadway, a car struck him from behind. Trooper Hasson was thrown 10 feet. Fellow officers took him to the hospital in Pontiac where he succumbed to his injuries several hours later.

Trooper Hasson was a 4 month veteran of the Illinois State Police, assigned to District 6, Pontiac. He is also a veteran of World War I and survived by his wife.

In 2004 a training room in the District 6 Headquarters was named in honor of Trooper Hasson.

Bio

  • Age 33
  • Tour 4 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

traffic stop

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The Illinois State Police lives forever, and since you were an Illinois State Trooper YOU will live forever. You will never be forgotten. Thank you for your sacrifice and service.

Trooper A.M. Unal
Illinois State Police

April 19, 2020

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