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Police Officer Edward Flynn | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer

Edward Flynn

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Wednesday, August 15, 1956

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 48

Tour: 12 years

Badge # 1682

Cause: Heart attack

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Officer Flynn died of a heart attack after being kicked in the chest while trying to subdue a drunk at 60th and Vine streets. He collapsed and died in old Misericordia Hospital. He was a 12-year veteran of the force.

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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 57th 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.

I pray for the solace of all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
February 21, 2013

 

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