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Hochul directs flags to half-staff to honor fallen retired investigator Patrick J. Hogan


Tue, Apr 18th 2023 07:50 pm

Flags to be flown at half-staff on April 19-20

Gov. Kathy Hochul today announced flags on state buildings will be flown at half-staff on April 19 and 20 in honor of fallen retired investigator Patrick J. Hogan.

"We lost a true hero and public servant in Investigator Patrick J. Hogan, whose dedication to protecting and serving his community will always be remembered," Hochul said. "Investigator Hogan's sacrifice and commitment to the people of New York will never be forgotten, and we owe it to him and all those affected by Sept. 11 to continue to fight for their health and well-being."

On April 13, Hogan passed away from an illness stemming from his assignment in and around the World Trade Center site following the terrorist attack on 9/11. He had retired from the New York State Police after 22 years of dedicated service on May 30, 2018. 

Hogan is from Wynantskill, and is survived by his wife and three children.

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