Officer Charles D. Poole

Officer Charles D. Poole

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Tuesday, August 4, 1931

Charles D. Poole

Officer Charles Poole was shot and killed by a drunk inmate of the of the U.S. Soldier's Home.

Officer Poole was in a heavily wooded area near the east wall of the Solder's Home grounds, near Fort Totten Drive, NE, when he was shot.

Officer Poole had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for 13 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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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 82nd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged 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 Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 30, 2013

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