Login | About Us | Contact Us | Search Connect With ODMP Facebook Twitter
ODMP Remembers...

Trooper Robert Edward Porter | Virginia State Police, Virginia Virginia State Police, Virginia

Trooper

Robert Edward Porter

Virginia State Police, Virginia

End of Watch: Tuesday, June 20, 1950

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 22

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Aircraft accident

Incident Date: 6/20/1950

Weapon: Not available

Suspect: Not available

· Leave a Reflection
· Add to My Heroes
· Update this memorial

Share this memorial:
Email to a Friend

Trooper Porter and Trooper Joseph Thomas were killed in an airplane accident in Gloucester County, Virginia, while en route to deliver a message to the family of a drowning victim.

The troopers had dropped a tablet containing the note in the family's yard and were attempting to ascend when the plane stalled and crashed.

Trooper Porter was acting as an observer.

Leave a Reflection · Update Memorial

Related Line of Duty Deaths

Trooper Joseph Benjamin Thomas
Virginia State Police, Virginia
End of Watch: Tuesday, June 20, 1950
Cause: Aircraft accident

View all 2 Reflections

Most Recent Reflection

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 62nd anniversary year 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 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
November 27, 2012

 

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now:

(will show below Reflection)
(will show below Reflection)
(e-mail remains private)
Remember my rank, agency and email address
I have read and agree to the Reflections Terms of Use
(revised 5/31/2012)
 
All 2014 Deaths