Captain
George Thomas Hanlon
Hammond Police Department
Sunday, May 16, 1937

Age: 65
Served: 36 years, 4 months
Badge #:
Military Service:
Panel 38W, Line 4
Panel L15, Line 9

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Vehicular assault
Date/Time of Incident:
Sunday, May 16, 1937

Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
Gostlin Street near Clark Avenue, Hammond
Incident County:
Lake
Incident Township:
North
Weapon Used:
Automobile (Alcohol involved)
Suspect Info:

Burial Location:
Calvary Cemetery, Portage

   Captain George Hanlon was directing traffic around an automobile accident when he was struck by a drunken driver and thrown 111 feet. He suffered fatal injuries as a result of the incident.