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Special Police Officer John Patrick Murphy | Westchester County Parkway Police Department, New York Westchester County Parkway Police Department, New York

Special Police Officer

John Patrick Murphy

Westchester County Parkway Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Sunday, November 18, 1928

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 64

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile accident

Incident Date: 11/18/1928

Weapon: Not available

Suspect: Not available

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Special Officer John Murphy was killed in an automobile accident in Scarsdale, New York, after arresting a man for unlawful hunting. After making the arrest Officer Murphy accompanied the prisoner in the man's car.

During the drive to the police station the car ran off the road and overturned, killing Officer Murphy instantly.

Officer Murphy was survived by his wife.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 83rd 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

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05
November 18, 2011

 

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