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Patrolman Herbert Paul Brantlinger | Pennsylvania State Highway Patrol, Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State Highway Patrol, Pennsylvania

Patrolman

Herbert Paul Brantlinger

Pennsylvania State Highway Patrol, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Sunday, September 3, 1933

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 27

Tour: 1 year, 10 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Patrolman Herbert Brantlinger was shot and killed while investigating a gasoline theft which was in-progress at a service station on U.S. Route 19 in South Fayette Township. As he dismounted his motorcycle he was struck with rifle fire. The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to life.

Patrolman Brantlinger had been with the agency for almost two years and was survived by his mother.

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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 80th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged 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 Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater
April 28, 2013

 

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