Patrolman Michael D. Wright, Jr.

Patrolman Michael D. Wright, Jr.

Memphis Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Saturday, September 9, 1972

Michael D. Wright, Jr.

Patrolman Michael Wright was killed in an automobile accident while pursuing a suspect on Highway 51.

His patrol car struck a truck which pulled out in front of him and his partner, who was injured in the accident.


Patrolman Wright is survived by his wife and young daughter.

Bio

  • Age 23
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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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 41rst anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

May 4, 2013

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