Recently Fallen Hero


Police Officer Jacob Hancher

Myrtle Beach (SC) Police Department
End of Watch: October 3, 2020

Police Officer Jacob Hancher was shot and killed as he and other officers responded to a domestic incident. A gunman opened fire on the officers, killing Officer Hancher and wounding another officer. The gunman died at the scene. Officer Hancher is the 39th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the fifth officer fatality from the state of South Carolina in 2020.

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21 Replies to “Recently Fallen Hero

  1. My deepest condolences to the family, co-workers and friends of Police Officer Jacob Hancher. May he Rest In Peace and his memory be for a blessing.

    New Jersey cares!

  2. I am very sorry to hear about what happened to Officer Hancher. Police officers
    should be respected, and not treated like “it’s cop season” all the time…! May
    his family, friends, and department colleagues experience much peace and
    comfort during this very hard time. With prayers, from Utah !!

  3. My heart is broken for yet again, a senseless “MURDER” of another officer doing their job. May our Lord hold you in his arms Officer Hancher. Rest In Peace. Thank you for a job well done here on Earth.
    Our deepest and sincere condolences to your family and your brothers in blue.

  4. Prayers being offered for Police Officer Jacob Hancher, his family, and the members of the Myrtle Beach Police Department. May St. Michael escort you to Heaven, Officer Hancher.

  5. May God bless you and your family. We offer our sincere sympathy and prayers for all of you during this horrible time. We will continue our prayers for you as you learn to live on. Please know that you are not alone. Officer Hancher is a hero and now rests among other heroes including our son, Deputy Jacob Keltner, (EOW 03/07/2019, McHenry County, Illinois).

  6. Rest In Peace Officer.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and coworkers.
    May God’s healing light shine upon all of you.

  7. Heartfelt Sympathy to the Family, Friends, and Brothers and Sisters in Blue at the tragic loss of Police Officer Jacob Hancher. His Service, Devotion, and Dedication to keeping his Community safe will always be remembered and appreciated.
    Rest in God’s arms now, Officer Hancher. You are Home.

  8. Such a handsome young man! I am so sorry for the loss of his young, productive life. I pray every day that this violence may be calmed. May God bless and comfort his family; blood and blue.💙🇺🇸

  9. Hero Police Officer Jacob Hancher thank you for your brave service. Enough is enough ! Way too young to have your life taken! We feel the pain of your family and friends when this happens even though we don’t know you. We Care. I pray your fellow Officer who was injured also recovers well, he is also a hero. R.I.P. Florida Cares.

  10. My sincere condolences to your family, friends and brothers in blue. Thank you for your selfless service to the community. To young to have left this world. Rest in Peace.

  11. It is always painful and sorrowful when a fellow officer is killed in the line of duty. May Officer Jacob’s family and the MBPD receive comfort from the Lord during this time of grief and loss.

  12. Our deepest condolences to The Dept and Family of Officer Hancher. Prayers for all who surrounded him in love and laughter R.I.P Officer Hancher, I Stand and Salute You Sir..may perpetual light always shine upon you 🌟Mother of Fallen Deputy Sheriff Peter John Herrera EOW 3-24-2019 in El Paso Tx 💙

  13. Your sacrifice will not be forgetton Officer Hancher.
    Your blue family will carry on in your memory.

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