Honour Roll

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We offer our profound gratitude and respect to those officers who paid life's highest price to fulfill the Service's Motto
"To Serve and Protect"

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William Hancox
On August 4, 1998, Detective Constable William Hancox was working undercover with a team of officers when he notified his team that he was getting something to eat. A short time later, a broadcast was received from Detective Constable Hancox advising that he had been stabbed and needed help. Officers attended the location and found him lying near his police vehicle. Emergency first aid was applied and he was transported to hospital. Detective Constable Hancox succumbed to his injuries later that evening. Two women were later arrested and charged.
Name: William Hancox
Badge: 6780
Service: Toronto Police Service, Special Investigation Services
Rank: Detective Constable
Date of Birth: February 17, 1966
Age: 32
Length of Service: 9 years
Date of Death: August 4, 1998
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