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Patrolman George A. Lentz | Hamilton Police Department, Ohio Hamilton Police Department, Ohio

Patrolman

George A. Lentz

Hamilton Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Tuesday, August 6, 1918

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 49

Tour: 10 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman George Lentz was shot and killed by a suspect near the East Hamilton Firehouse. Patrolman Lentz had just taken a large hammer from the drunk man when the man produced a handgun and shot him.

The suspect was apprehended and convicted of manslaughter.

Patrolman Lentz had served with the agency for 10 years. He was survived by his wife and two stepsons and is buried in Saint Stephens Cemetery, Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio.

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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 94th 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 Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
November 14, 2012

 

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