Motorcycle Officer Sherman B. Winder

Motorcycle Officer Sherman B. Winder

St. Joseph Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Friday, September 13, 1940

Sherman B. Winder

Officer Winder was killed while performing high-speed tests on a motorcycle. During one of the test he was thrown from the motorcycle while traveling at approximately 75 mph.
He had been with the agency for 18 years.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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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 73rd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. 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

May 10, 2013

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