Officer Eugene Barker

Officer Eugene Barker

Newport Police Department, Rhode Island

End of Watch Tuesday, April 22, 1884

Eugene Barker

Officer Eugene Barker was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man who had just shot and wounded another man. As Officer Barker opened the door to a saloon the suspect was hiding in he was shot in the face.

The 22-year-old suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to life.

Officer Barker was survived by his wife and adopted child.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the one hundred and twenty-fifth 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

Phylllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

April 22, 2009

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