REMEMBERING a FALLEN HERO & FRIEND… NYPD Officer Chris Hoban!
Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 years
Badge # 25547
Incident Date: 10/18/1988
Weapon: Handgun; .357 caliber
Suspect: Shot and killed
Officer Hoban was shot and killed during an undercover drug buy. During the operation the three suspects began to suspect that Officer Hoban and his partner were police officers. When they searched Officer Hoban’s partner they located his service weapon. Officer Hoban immediately pulled out his gun and a shootout ensued in which Officer Hoban and one of the suspects were fatally wounded. The other suspects were sentenced to 25 years to life.
Officer Hoban had served with the agency for 4 years. He was survived by his parents and two brothers.