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Police Officer Wilfred F. Golla | Detroit Police Department, Michigan Detroit Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer

Wilfred F. Golla

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Saturday, October 24, 1931

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Officer Wilfred Golla was shot and killed while pursuing a robbery suspect. The suspect opened fired on Officer Golla at St. Aubin and Antietam Streets and struck the officer in the head.

Officer Golla had served with the agency for 2 years and was assigned to the 3rd Precinct. He was survived by his wife, Marie.

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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 83rd anniversary year of your death. I am privileged 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

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater
January 3, 2014

 

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