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Memorial to David C. Hawfield

David C. Hawfield

Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

Date of Death: July 14, 1969
Rank: Officer
Age: 21
Years of Service: Nine months
Marital Status: Single
Location of Death: 8th and K Streets, NE


Officer Hawfield was the passenger in the patrol wagon with Officer Cody when their vehicle was struck by a vehicle that failed to stop for a flashing red light.

Officer Hawfield was thrown through the windshield and killed.


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