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Marshal J. Edgar Chipley | New Franklin Police Department, Missouri New Franklin Police Department, Missouri


J. Edgar Chipley

New Franklin Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch: Sunday, January 8, 1961

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 55

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Incident Date: 1/7/1961

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Not available

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Marshal Edgar Chipley was killed when he lost control of his squad car at the south end of the MKT Highway 5 viaduct at the New Franklin City limits while trying to avoid hitting a car that turned in front of him while he was chasing a speeding car.

Both the speeding vehicle that Marshal Chipley was chasing and the vehicle that turned in front of him left the scene. Marshal Shipley's brother-in-law was also killed in the crash.

Marshal Chipley was survived by his wife, one son, parents and two sisters.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the fifty-first 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.

Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
January 8, 2012


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