Remembering Hugh McCann

On June 13, 1941, Captain Hugh McCann of the Philadelphia Police Department died in the line of duty.  Captain McCann was killed while directing traffic at Roosevelt Boulevard and Rising Sun Avenue as a convoy of Army vehicles rolled through Philadelphia on its way to Fort Dix.  He was killed by an auto driven by a man who said he had become confused in the traffic.  Captain McCann had served with the agency for 28 years. He was survived by his wife, three sons, and five daughters.

Please join with us in sending our condolences to the family and peers of Captain Hugh McCann.

Rest easy brother.  We’ve got it from here.

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