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Sergeant Edwin Francis Haas | Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

Sergeant

Edwin Francis Haas

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Friday, October 17, 1924

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: 14 years

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Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

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Sergeant Edwin Haas accidentally shot and killed himself while attempting to dislodge a jammed cartridge from his .38 caliber service pistol at Troop B in Wyoming Borough, Pennsylvania.

The round discharged and struck him in the head, killing him.

Sergeant Haas was a U.S Navy veteran and had served with the Pennsylvania State Police for 14 years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.

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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 89th 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
December 1, 2013

 

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