Police Officer Elmer A. Bates

Police Officer Elmer A. Bates

Milwaukee Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Monday, August 23, 1948

Elmer A. Bates

Officer Bates was struck and killed by an automobile while crossing a busy street to assist a stranded motorist. He had been with the agency for nine years.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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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 65th 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

April 11, 2013

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