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Police Officer Henry John Hicks

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, December 24, 1946

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Reflections for Police Officer Henry John Hicks

Officer Hicks,
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 Philadelphia. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 24, 2021

Rest in peace always knowing that your law enforcement brethren will never forget your service and sacrifice. Merry Christmas to you and all your family and loved ones.

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

December 24, 2020

With the spirit of compassion, Uncle Harry tried to help
some teenagers and in return was cowardly attacked by
those criminals. May the Lord bless his Irish soul.

Officer Edward F.Hicks B-83 (RET)

July 15, 2014

Officer Hicks was my Dad, I was nine at the time of the killing. There would be no xmas tree, no platform with trains, no joy that year, that was Dad's job, he was our Santa, our magic man. Now at seventy seven, memory of that day still brings a wave of grief over me. He is my eternal HERO, my guide through life. His life of service is what I pass on to my children and grand children, his legacy will live on.

Richard Hicks

July 3, 2014

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 65th 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.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

December 25, 2011

Finally, November 24, 2008, I learned specific details of my cousins, death. Remember bits and pieces of these facts and wondered what happened. Now I know. I remember his twins Mae-Mae and Jimmy who lived with my father's brother at 27 hundred block of Pierce Street. His son Jimmy, I heard survived a fall off a moving train in Nam
Thanks for this site. Clarkie from Schuylkill

Georgie Clark

November 24, 2008

You will alwys be remembered and may you always rest in peace. Merry Christmas.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

December 25, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service, as always this writer is disappointed that the justice system failed you.

Manchester, nh

December 12, 2007

Officer Hicks,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your murder, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Philadelphia. I think it's a real crime that your murderers only spent a few years behind bars instead of at least getting life.



December 24, 2006

May you continue to keep watch over your family from above...always.

Jennifer Aaron
Wife of Duke G. Aaron, III (EOW 07/20/04)

November 1, 2006

I was born in 1963, I never met my grand father. I believe he was beaten with his night stick, not shot on christmas eve, he left 6 children and a wife. 3 girls and three boys.

Grand Son Patrick Hicks

April 10, 2005

In memory of Officer Hicks, You are not forgotten..........

M. Bartholme
Richmond (VA) Police Department

May 24, 2004

Rest in peace brother!!

Dep. Eric Thoresen
Marion County Sheriffs Office

March 14, 2004

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