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Patrolman John Ruffolo | Kansas City Police Department, Missouri Kansas City Police Department, Missouri


John Ruffolo

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch: Monday, February 19, 1934

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 44

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Struck by vehicle

Incident Date: 10/22/1933

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Patrolman John Ruffolo was struck by a vehicle and seriously injured while investigating an accident in the area of 45th Street and Prospect Street.

He died from his injuries four months later.

Patrolman Ruffolo was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Kansas City Police Department for less than one year. He was survived by his wife.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 78th anniversary 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Your memory will always be honored and revered as time never diminishes respect.

Rest In Peace


Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
February 19, 2012


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