Guard Roger J. Harty

Photo of Guard Roger J. Harty
End of Watch: Wed, Jun 11th, 1924
Date of Incident: Wed, Jun 11th, 1924
Cause of Death: Struck By Vehicle (Intentional)
Service Time: 25 years
Age: 49


He was survived by his wife and three children.


Guard Roger Harty was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver near the intersection of Angelica Street and Broadway.

The incident occurred when he approached the streetcar tracks, the driver of a large vehicle ran him down. Despite there being several witnesses, no one was able to describe the vehicle and no suspects were ever apprehended.

In addition to his law enforcement service Guard Harty was a veteran of the Spanish-American War.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


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