Investigator Benjamin Richard Smallwood

Investigator Benjamin Richard Smallwood

United States Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service - Alcohol Tax Unit, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, July 14, 1939

Benjamin Richard Smallwood

Investigator Benjamin Smallwood was killed in an automobile accident while returning to his office in Chicago, Illinois, after a search for a fugitive.

His vehicle was forced off the road and into a light pole on the Canal Street Bridge, causing him to suffer fatal injuries.

Bio

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Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location Illinois

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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 74th 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater

January 8, 2013

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