Officer Hugh K. Painter

Officer Hugh K. Painter

Maryland State Police, Maryland

End of Watch Wednesday, April 2, 1924

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Hugh K. Painter

Officer Painter succumbed to injuries received in a motorcycle accident several days earlier while chasing a speeder. The driver of the vehicle turned off his lights and slammed on his brakes, causing Officer Painter to strike the rear of the vehicle at over 60 mph.
Officer Painter had been with the agency for only six months.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Sunday, March 30, 1924
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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Your heroism and service is honored on this 88th 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.

Time never diminisher respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 2, 2012

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