Police Officer Frederick H. Hull

Police Officer Frederick H. Hull

Seattle Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Thursday, November 15, 1945

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Frederick H. Hull

Police Officer Frederick Hull was shot and killed after responding to a report of an assault at a local tavern.

The subject had left the tavern and walked to a service station where he worked at 19th Avenue and East Madison Street. The man locked himself in a restroom at the service station when officers attempted to question him about the assault. Officer Hull and his partner ordered the man out but the man began firing a handgun through the door of the restroom, killing Officer Hull and wounding his partner. His partner was able to return fire killing the suspect.

Officer Hull had served with the Seattle Police Department for 18 years.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

assault, barricade

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Officer Hull,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Seattle. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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November 15, 2020

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