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Private George W. Crump | Alexandria Police Department, Virginia Alexandria Police Department, Virginia

Private

George W. Crump

Alexandria Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch: Thursday, December 28, 1893

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Incident Date: 10/28/1893

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Private George Crump succumbed to an accidental gunshot wound received two months earlier.

He and another officer were in the old City Hall Police Station, at 126 North Fairfax Street, when the other officer's weapon discharged. The round hit Private Crump in the knee. It could not be removed and infection set in, leading to his death.

Private Crump had served with the Alexandria Police Department for two years. He was survived by his wife and five children.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 116th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was 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 for time does not not diminish respect.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater
December 29, 2009

 

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