Private Eugene Yoakum

Private Eugene Yoakum

Alexandria Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, September 27, 1964

Eugene Yoakum

Private Eugene Yoakum was shot and killed while responding to a call of unknown trouble at an apartment complex at 2906 Seay Street.

The man who shot him was shot and killed by other officers.

Private Yoakum was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Alexandria Police Department for 10 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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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 49th anniversary year 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

August 7, 2013

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