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Officer Edward M. Belcher | Fort Worth Police Department, Texas Fort Worth Police Department, Texas

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Edward M. Belcher

Fort Worth Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Thursday, October 28, 1971

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 24

Tour: 3 years

Badge # 1108

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Convicted

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Officer Edward Belcher was shot and killed by a sniper who was positioned 200 yards away. The officer had been investigating a shooting along with 24 other officers at a nightclub on South Riverside Drive when he was shot. The suspect was arrested and convicted of the murder.

Office Belcher had been with the agency for three years.

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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 43rd 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 27, 2014

 

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