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Patrolman Joseph C. Wallis | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York

Patrolman

Joseph C. Wallis

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Saturday, January 1, 1921

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Patrolman Wallis was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle while driving on wet pavement. The Motorcycle skid off the roadway on Kings Highway near Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn, striking a pole. Patrolman Wallis was thrown from the motorcycle. The motorcycle landed on top of Patrolman Wallis, killing him.

Patrolman Wallis was assigned to the 72nd Precinct, the present day 61st Precinct.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the ninety-first 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never dimishes respect, and your memory will always be honored and revered

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
January 1, 2012

 

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