Patrolman Luther K. Nuckols

Patrolman Luther K. Nuckols

Richmond Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Saturday, December 8, 1962

Luther K. Nuckols

Patrolman Luther Nuckols suffered a fatal heart attack following a foot pursuit of a suspect near Louisiana Street.

He had responded to a burglary in progress and chased the suspect before losing him. When he returned to his patrol car he suffered the heart attack.

Patrolman Nuckols had been employed with the Richmond Police Department for 27 years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 27 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

burglary, foot pursuit

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 49th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

December 8, 2011

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