Eugene Hagan

End of Watch: Friday, September 28, 1934

Biographical Info

Age: 33

Tour of Duty: 5 years

Rank: Detective Sergeant

Assignment: Patrol

Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Gunfire

Date of Incident: September 28, 1934

Incident Location: 800 block of South 4th Street

Weapon Used: Gun (unknown type)

Case Status: Closed

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Detective Sergeant Hagan was shot and killed while on a stakeout in the 800 block of South 4th Street. He had been investigating a series of holdups. Two (2) men were apprehended and charged with his murder. Both blamed each other. One, 22-years-old, was convicted of his murder and sentenced to death. A year later, his sentence was commuted to life. He was paroled on June 17, 1943.

Detective Sergeant Hagan served with the Louisville Division of Police Department for five (5) years. He is survived by his wife.

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