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Patrolman John J. Bennett | Salem Police Department, Massachusetts Salem Police Department, Massachusetts

Patrolman

John J. Bennett

Salem Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Thursday, October 13, 1955

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 57

Tour: 30 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Struck by vehicle

Incident Date: 9/18/1955

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Patrolman Bennett succumbed to injuries sustained 25 days earlier when he was struck by a vehicle while on duty in front of a high school. He remained in a coma from the time of the incident until his death.

Patrolman Bennett had served with the Salem Police Department for 30 years and was survived by his wife and two 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 58th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to be among the first 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.

Read more: http://www.odmp.org/officer/reflections/21862-lieutenant-frank-rankin-jr#ixzz2kDN9SBIZ

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater
November 11, 2013

 

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