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Patrolman Henry Hanakas

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, March 3, 1918

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Reflections for Patrolman Henry Hanakas

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Henry Hanakas of the Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio and the additional 74 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation

March 3, 2022

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorney Generals Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Henry Hanakas of the Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio and the additional 71 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

March 3, 2021

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Henry Hanakas of the Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio and the additional 70 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation

March 3, 2020

I did not know Henry Hennekes personally. Henry served on the Cincinnati Police Dept with my GGrandfather Johann Anton Hennekes who was his Uncle.

Chief Bailiff
Hamilton County Municipal Court Civil Division, Great Cousin

May 7, 2018

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Henry Hanakas of the Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio and the additional 69 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

March 4, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. You are honored and remembered on the 100th anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

March 3, 2018

This story shows you as one very tough cop. I salute your bravery and mourn your loss. No doubt, you still today keep watch over your loved ones.

God Bless you and may your eternal rest be peaceful, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

March 3, 2016

After 97 years, you are still remembered. Thank you.

Lt. Milton E. Proctor (Ret)
Deer Park Police Dept, Ohio

March 2, 2015

This is my great-great-great grandfather. I just found this article today. What an amazing person he must have been. His great grandson; my grandfather was also a policeman, and luckily he survived a gunshot wound to him. What an honor it is to be related to someone such as this man! RIP grandfather Henry.

Nicole W
great-great-great granddaughter

April 28, 2014

This is my great grandfather on my mother's side. Even though I grew up knowing I had detectives and police officers in my family history, I just found out about six months ago, that Patrolman Hennekes was a relative. I am so proud of him and wish that I would have known him. I am a criminal justice major with hopefully going on to law school to work with the prosecutor. I wish that I had started college earlier because I would have like to have gone on to the police academy. RIP Patrolman Hennekes, my great grandfather.

Cynthia Leigh
private citizen, great granddaughter

August 5, 2013

Thanks for your 23 years and 6 months of services, Henry.

David

March 3, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the ninety-first anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

March 28, 2009

Today on the 90th anniversary of your death, we pause and say a prayer for you.
Rest in peace Sir, you are not forgotten.
Chief John Roelandts (retired)
Deborah Roelandts (911 retired)
Oconomowoc Wisconsin

Chief John Roelandts
Town of Oconomowoc

March 3, 2008

Patrolman Henneke,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your murder, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Cincinnati. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
Anonymous

Anon

March 3, 2008

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

March 2, 2008

Rest in Peace Patrolman Hennekes.Thank you for your service.

March 3, 2006

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