Patrolman William F. Hodges

Patrolman William F. Hodges

Savannah Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, August 10, 1924

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William F. Hodges

Patrolman Hodges was shot and killed while attempting to arrest two drunk men. One of the men produced a gun and shot him. Although fatally wounded, he was able to return fire killing one suspect and critically wounding the other.

Patrolman Hodges had served with the agency for 14 years. He was survived by his wife and child.

Bio

  • Age 52
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in peace knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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

August 10, 2020

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