Police Officer Jerry Scott Hatch

Police Officer Jerry Scott Hatch

Fullerton Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, June 30, 1975

Jerry Scott Hatch

Officer Hatch was struck and killed by a drunk driver while placing items in his trunk. He had just finished assisting extinguish a vehicle fire on Freeway 91 and replacing the items in his trunk when he was struck.


  • Age 23
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 499

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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I met your brother on a traffic stop in Utah today and saw the challenge coin your department made in your memory. Over 42 years later, you're still remembered. We have the line brother, rest easy.

Officer S Jones
Woods Cross Police Department

October 9, 2017

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