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Officer James C. Gill | Portland Police Bureau, Oregon Portland Police Bureau, Oregon

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James C. Gill

Portland Police Bureau, Oregon

End of Watch: Tuesday, November 30, 1915

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: 7 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Not available

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Officer James Gill was accidentally shot and killed when his revolver fell from its holster and discharged when it struck the floor.

The accident occurred inside of the police station at 340 Russell Street.

Officer Gill had served with the Portland Bureau of Police for seven years. He was survived by his wife and young daughter.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 96th 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
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05
November 30, 2011

 

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