Officer Merlin Clyde Kaeo

Officer Merlin Clyde Kaeo

Honolulu Police Department, Hawaii

End of Watch Wednesday, March 16, 1977

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Merlin Clyde Kaeo

Officer Merlin Kaeo and Pilot Thomas Moher were killed when the helicopter they were flying struck utility wires.

Officer Kaeo had served with the Honolulu Police Department for nine years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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Thank you for your service and please know that your service and sacrifice will always be remembered by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

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

March 16, 2021

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