Patrolman James Flint

Patrolman James Flint

Buena Vista Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, August 21, 1921

James Flint

Patrolman James Flint was stabbed to death while attempting to arrest a man who had escaped from the Virginia State Penitentiary in Richmond, Virginia.

During the arrest, several of the escapee's family members began to struggle with Patrolman Flint and stabbed him several times.

Patrolman Flint was survived by his wife and seven children.

Bio

  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Not available

arrest, escapee

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 89th 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.


Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

August 21, 2010

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