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Captain John F. Shinberger | Richmond Police Department, Virginia Richmond Police Department, Virginia

Captain

John F. Shinberger

Richmond Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch: Sunday, July 3, 1904

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 63

Tour: 24 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 6/30/1904

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Executed in 1905

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Captain John Shinberger succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained four days earlier while he and other officers attempted to apprehend a murder suspect in a house on Second Street. Captain Shinberger took a position in the rear of the house and was shot as the suspect attempted to flee the scene.

The suspect was convicted of murder and hanged January 6, 1905.

Captain Shinberger served with the Baltimore Light Artillery in the Civil War. He had served with the Richmond Police Department for 24 years.

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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 108th 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

Phylllis Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater
December 27, 2012

 

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