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Motorcycle Officer Roy W. Costello | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Motorcycle Officer

Roy W. Costello

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Thursday, October 25, 1945

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 44

Tour: 21 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Officer Costello was killed when he struck the rear of a vehicle while on routine patrol. He had been with the agency for 21 years and was survived by his wife and four children.

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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 68th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged 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 officer Larry Lasater
January 4, 2014

 

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