Policeman Clifford A. Hawley

Policeman Clifford A. Hawley

Huron Police Department, South Dakota

End of Watch Tuesday, September 7, 1909

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Clifford A. Hawley

Policeman Hawley was shot and killed when he attempted to break up a fight between to hobos.

When Policeman Hawley attempted to break up the fight, one of the hobos drew a hidden pistol and shot Policeman Hawley, killing him.

The suspect fled and was never captured, Despite the fact that a large posse being formed to search for him.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never captured

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No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 7, 2020

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