Police Officer Herbert Hatcher

Police Officer Herbert Hatcher

Pensacola Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, January 15, 1939

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Herbert Hatcher

Police Officer Herbert Hatcher was shot and killed by a 17-year-old suspect when he and another officer interrupted an armed robbery in progress at a cafe located at Hayne Street and Wright Street.

Officer Hatcher's partner returned fire, killing the suspect.

The suspect, the son of a Pensacola police officer, used his father's service revolver.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

juvenile offender, robbery

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Rest in peace Officer Hatcher. Killed by another officer's gun by his deranged son. Pathetically sad!

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 15, 2019

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