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Captain John M. Cash | Palm Beach Police Department, Florida Palm Beach Police Department, Florida

Captain

John M. Cash

Palm Beach Police Department, Florida

End of Watch: Sunday, October 31, 1926

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 48

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Drowned

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Captain John Cash drowned after attempting several rescues at the beach next to Royal Palm Way.

A strong undertow had resulted in the drowning of three other swimmers that day. Captain Cash had already performed two rescues before he, too, drowned as a result of the undertow.

Captain Cash had served with the Palm Beach Police Department for four 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 88th anniversary year 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 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
February 8, 2014

 

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