Police Officer Stanley "Tex" Pitakos

Police Officer Stanley "Tex" Pitakos

Newport Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, October 16, 1958

Stanley "Tex" Pitakos

Officer Pitakos was shot and killed during a robbery in progress of a loan company. Other officers rushing to the scene shot and killed the suspect.

Officer Pitakos was survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

Most Recent Reflection

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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 55th anniversary year of your death. I am privilege 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

November 28, 2013

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