Police Officer Robert John Hogue

Police Officer Robert John Hogue

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Saturday, December 21, 1974

Robert John Hogue

Officer Robert Hogue was shot and killed while transporting a prisoner to jail. The suspect was able to produce a concealed handgun and fatally wounded Officer Hogue. A responding officer shot and killed the suspect.

Officer Hogue was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 4301

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Always have been with me and in my thoughts throughout my life Dad. I'm so sorry that you were taken from us so young. We look forward to seeing you someday again but will see reflections of you in your grandchildren every day until then.


October 2, 2018

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