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James J. Hess

Police Officer

Badge #3448

End of Watch: 1919

Unit: Patrol

Police Officer Hess, while inside DiGildo’s Saloon, unknowingly had his revolver removed from his holster. He exited the bar, and then went back inside to look for his service weapon. Officer Danowitz became engaged in a struggle for his weapon with the offender and was shot and killed. He was 31 years-old and served the Department for 10 months.

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