Officer James Banahan

Photo of Officer James Banahan
End of Watch: Sat, Feb 23rd, 1935
Date of Incident: Sat, Feb 23rd, 1935
Cause of Death: Vehicular Assault
Service Time: 17 years
Age: 63


His wife.


Officer Banahan was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while directing traffic on the Jefferson Street Viaduct. The driver of the car was arrested a short time later.

Officer Banahan had served with the agency for 17 years. He was survived by his wife.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


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