Detective Clarence L. Stadler

Detective Clarence L. Stadler

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Saturday, February 16, 1929

Clarence L. Stadler

Detective Stadler and Detective Lieutenant Benjamin Smith were shot and killed during a shootout with two suspects who were attempting to rob a payroll on West Chicago Street. Detective Stadler was struck twice in the face and once in the abdomen. He was transported to Highland Park Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Detective Lieutenant Smith was also shot and died the following day.

One of the suspects was shot and killed and another was wounded.

Detective Stadler had served with the Detroit Police Department for 13 years.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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I am privileged to be among the first to leave a reflection Your heroism and service is honored today, the 83rd 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.

Time never diminishes respect and 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

February 16, 2012

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