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Assistant Chief of Police Johnnie Lane Shaner | White Hall Police Department, Alabama White Hall Police Department, Alabama

Assistant Chief of Police

Johnnie Lane Shaner

White Hall Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch: Friday, September 23, 2005

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 57

Tour: 22 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile crash

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Assistant Chief Johnny Shaner was killed in a vehicle accident while responding to a call to assist another officer.

He was traveling on Route 9, just outside the White Hall city limits, when he lost control of his patrol car and swerved into on-coming traffic, striking another vehicle. He died from the injuries he received in the collision.

Assistant Chief Shaner had served in law enforcement for 22 years. He is survived by his wife and three children.

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On this the fourth anniversary of your tragic death, please know that your memory is honored and revered today.

To have lost you is a great tragedy, an irreplaceable, immeasurable loss for society. We are grateful for and to you, and honor you for all you did for us day in and day out whether you received a word of thanks or praise.

Rest in Peace, Johnnie. I am so humbled by your valor and courage.

Your family is in my thoughts and prayers, and I especially pray for their solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the distinquished service Johnnie gave to his community and the citizens of Alabama, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on September 23, 2005.

Phyllis Loya, mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

September 25, 2009


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