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Patrolman John J. Stapleton | Dayton Police Department, Ohio Dayton Police Department, Ohio

Patrolman

John J. Stapleton

Dayton Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Monday, January 17, 1916

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 39

Tour: 11 years

Badge # 54

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Patrolman John Stapleton was killed in a motorcycle crash at the intersection of North Main Street at Burton Avenue while responding to a report of a fire.

He was on his motorcycle and was following a fire truck, when he ran into the fire truck.

Patrolman Stapleton had been with the Dayton Police Department for 11 years.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 96th 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 for time never diminishes respect.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
January 17, 2012

 

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