Auxiliary Officer Peter Lawrence Raga

Auxiliary Officer Peter Lawrence Raga

Alliance Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, July 20, 1963

Peter Lawrence Raga

Auxiliary Officer Peter Raga was struck and killed by a vehicle while directing traffic at the Beechwood Festival.

He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Auxiliary Officer Raga had served with the Alliance Police Department for three years and had previously served as a reserve deputy for Stark County. He was survived by his wife, three sons, five grandchildren, brother, and sister.

Bio

  • Age 51
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

directing traffic

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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 50th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first 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 Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 13, 2013

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