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Police Officer Robert John Hogue | Detroit Police Department, Michigan Detroit Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer

Robert John Hogue

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Saturday, December 21, 1974

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 27

Tour: Not available

Badge # 4301

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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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.

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Doing the same job on the same day, I lived through a CQB shootout on the east side of Detroit. Why you and not me? I don't know, but I will never forget you.

Former DPD.
January 31, 2017


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