Remembering Myrtle Beach Ofc. Jacob Hancher

Myrtle Beach teen raises thousands to build memorial for fallen officer

A local teenager is being recognized for helping to raise money for a memorial honoring the life and legacy of Myrtle Beach Ofc. Jacob Hancher.

  Forestbrook Elementary School spirit rock honors fallen Myrtle Beach officer

  Italian restaurant donating portion of sales to family of fallen Myrtle Beach officer

  Myrtle Beach restaurant donates all of Sunday’s sales to fallen officer’s family

Myrtle Beach restaurants to donate sales to fallen MBPD officer’s family

Chanticleers to honor fallen Myrtle Beach police officer during Wednesday’s game

  School to offer virtual Mass of Christian Burial for fallen Myrtle Beach police officer

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  Bikers gather along Grand Strand for ride honoring fallen MBPD officer

  'We know he’s in a good place’: Fallen MBPD officer’s former fitness group holds workout in his honor

  'We all love Jacob’: Community says a final goodbye to Myrtle Beach Ofc. Jacob Hancher

Conway police light up public safety building in blue to honor Ofc. Hancher

  Horry County resident honoring fallen officer through music

  North Myrtle Beach businesses create fundraising raffle for fallen officer’s family

  ‘He’s got a legacy': Ofc. Jacob Hancher’s friend reflects on days spent watching her work

The owner of a graphics and sign shop in Socastee is reflecting on her friendship with fallen Myrtle Beach police Pfc. Jacob Hancher.

  Father of last fallen Myrtle Beach Police officer expresses condolences, support for Hancher family

In the days since Myrtle Beach Police Ofc. Jacob Hancher’s life was taken, his family has received an outpouring of support from the community.

  'We’re here to honor’: Hundreds line up to pay their respects to fallen MBPD officer at viewing

Family, friends and community members paid their respects to Myrtle Beach police officer Jacob Hancher Thursday at a public viewing.

WMBF to provide live coverage of funeral for Ofc. Jacob Hancher

The Myrtle Beach community will come together Friday to say its final goodbyes to a police officer who was killed in the line of duty.

  Myrtle Beach police lower, fold flags to present to fallen officer’s family

Area restaurants raise money to benefit family of Jacob Hancher, Myrtle Beach Police Department

McMaster orders flags to half-staff in honor of fallen Myrtle Beach officer

Signs along U.S. 501 pay tribute to fallen Myrtle Beach police officer

  HAPPENING TODAY: Public viewing to be held for Ofc. Jacob Hancher

Memorial honoring fallen officer grows outside Ted C. Collins Law Enforcement Center

  Loved ones, community gather for candlelight vigil to honor fallen MBPD officer

A vigil will be held Wednesday night to honor the life of fallen Myrtle Beach police Pfc. Jacob Hancher.

  Myrtle Beach officers remember Jacob Hancher as a ‘big teddy bear,’ ‘pure good guy’

Members of the Myrtle Beach Police Department are remembering their fellow officer Jacob Hancher, days after he was killed in the line of duty.

  ’He achieved his goal’: Fitness brotherhood recalls Jacob Hancher’s determination to become an officer

Jacob Hancher was a member of F3 Grand Strand, an all men’s fitness group.

  Aunt of fallen MBPD officer on how family is coping: 'The initial shock is not over’

Myrtle Beach police Pfc. Jacob Hancher's aunt wants the world to remember her nephew for being a great man that will forever be missed.

  ’He had a heart of gold’: Scout Master recalls slain MBPD officer’s time as an Eagle Scout

Before Myrtle Beach police Pfc. Jacob Hancher became a police officer and volunteer firefighter, he was an Eagle Scout with Troop 417 in his hometown of Waldorf, Maryland.

  S.C. company organizes fundraisers for fallen officers, including MBPD Pfc. Jacob Hancher

A statewide non-profit started raising money for the family of fallen Myrtle Beach police Pfc. Jacob Hancher immediately after the news of his death came out.

Funeral arrangements announced for fallen Myrtle Beach police officer

The McMillan-Small Funeral Home announced service arrangements for Myrtle Beach Police PFC Jacob Hancher, who was killed in the line of duty over the weekend.

  Digital billboards pay tribute to Myrtle Beach officer killed in the line of duty

Digital billboards around Myrtle Beach are paying tribute to Myrtle Beach Police PFC Jacob Hancher, who was killed during a shooting Saturday night while on duty.

Memorial ride honoring fallen Myrtle Beach officer set for this weekend

A memorial bike ride in honor of Myrtle Beach Police PFC Jacob Hancher will be held on Saturday.

  ‘He truly had a servant’s heart’: Myrtle Beach police chief speaks out on officer killed in line of duty

Myrtle Beach Police Chief Amy Prock addressed the crowds who came out for a memorial walk Monday night in honor of PFC Jacob Hancher.

  ‘He’s a legend’: Hundreds walk in remembrance of fallen Myrtle Beach officer

Law enforcement families led a mile-long walk around The Market Common pond Monday night to honor the memory of a fallen Myrtle Beach officer.

  ’He had this pureness about him’: Friends, co-workers remember slain Myrtle Beach officer

Friends of fallen Myrtle Beach officer Jacob Hancher describe him as having a passion for helping others.

  Myrtle Beach community lines procession route to honor fallen police officer

The Myrtle Beach Police Department will escort the body of a fallen officer to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston Monday morning.

Fallen Myrtle Beach police officer’s church to hold candlelight vigil

A fallen Myrtle Beach police officer’s church family will be holding a vigil to honor him on Wednesday.

Community members asked to line Highway 17 Bypass to honor fallen Myrtle Beach officer

The body of a fallen Myrtle Beach officer is expected to depart Charleston for Myrtle Beach later Monday.

‘Heinous act of violence’: McMaster responds to death of Myrtle Beach officer

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster is responding after a Myrtle Beach officer was killed in the line of duty over the weekend.

‘I love you’: Father of slain Myrtle Beach officer shares heartfelt message

The father of a fallen Myrtle Beach police officer took to social media Sunday night to share a heartfelt message on his son’s passing.

11-year-old behind ‘Running 4 Heroes’ to honor fallen Myrtle Beach officer

11-year-old Zechariah Cartledge will run one mile with a flag in honor of Myrtle Beach officer Jacob Hancher.

Community grieves for Myrtle Beach officer killed in the line of duty

In a statement released Sunday morning, Bethune began with scripture from Matthew 5:9 – “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called the children of God.”

Fundraiser to help family of fallen Myrtle Beach police officer beats extended goal

Organizers said the fundraiser is supported by the Myrtle Beach Police Department.

  ‘We stand with you’: First responders, officials send condolences to MBPD after officer dies following shooting

“We stand with you Myrtle Beach Police Department. Our hearts are always with you."

  SLED: Suspect in shooting that killed a Myrtle Beach police officer, injured another, is deceased

The suspect involved in a deadly officer-involved shooting in Myrtle Beach is deceased, according to authorities.

State, national leaders react to death of Myrtle Beach Police officer

Leaders, including U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, reacted to the news Sunday morning.

‘His service and sacrifice will never be forgotten’: S.C. law enforcement agencies react to death of Myrtle Beach Police officer

Departments from the state showed their support for the Myrtle Beach community on Sunday.

Myrtle Beach SkyWheel to be lit blue in honor of PFC Jacob Hancher

The famed attraction will be lit blue in honor of a Myrtle Beach Police officer who was fatally shot Saturday night.