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Patrolman Harold A. Peterson, Sr. | Salt Lake City Police Department, Utah Salt Lake City Police Department, Utah


Harold A. Peterson, Sr.

Salt Lake City Police Department, Utah

End of Watch: Wednesday, October 27, 1954

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 54

Tour: 23 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Patrolman Peterson was killed in a motorcycle accident at the intersection of East Street and South Street. His 3-wheel police motorcycle struck a car that turned left in front of him.

Patrolman Peterson was a WWI veteran and had served with the Salt Lake City Police Department for 23 years. He was survived by his wife and son, who also served as a Salt Lake City police officer.

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 60th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service.

My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater
January 9, 2014


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