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Patrolman Charles Washington | Ardmore Police Department, Oklahoma Ardmore Police Department, Oklahoma

Patrolman

Charles Washington

Ardmore Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Wednesday, April 30, 1958

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 49

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 4/28/1958

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Sentenced to life

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Patrolman Washington was shot and killed by a 69 year-old man he had instructed to go home earlier in the evening. The suspect instead returned with several guns and shot and killed Patrolman Washington.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison November 24, 1958.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 54th 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 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 Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
April 30, 2012

 

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