Patrolman Paul E. Hathaway

Patrolman Paul E. Hathaway

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, October 4, 1934

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Paul E. Hathaway

Patrolman Hathaway was killed when his police motorcycle struck a broken down car at the intersection of Old York Road and Belfield Avenue. The vehicle was stopped in the middle of the roadway and did not have any lights on. Patrolman Hathaway was responding to a robbery at the time. It was later determined that the robbery was a false alarm.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

false alarm

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 79th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

September 12, 2013

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