Sergeant Joseph Louis Hojak

Sergeant Joseph Louis Hojak

Johnstown Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, December 25, 1949

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Joseph Louis Hojak

Sergeant Joseph Hojak suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after assisting other public safety personnel at the scene of a fire in the Kernville section of the city.

After assisting at the scene he returned to the public safety building and collapsed. He was taken to Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Sergeant Hojak had served with the Johnstown Police Department for 12 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack


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On this Christmas Day please know that your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

December 25, 2020

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