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Officer Alex Hurst | New Brockton Police Department, Alabama New Brockton Police Department, Alabama

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Alex Hurst

New Brockton Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch: Monday, April 1, 1957

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 65

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 4/6/1956

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Died in prison

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Officer Hurst succumbed a gunshot wound sustained one year earlier. He was shot in the head with his own weapon during a scuffle with a man he had stopped for running a red light.

The 46-year-old suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life. He later died in prison.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 55th 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.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know that both their pain and pride are forever. I pray for your family's embrace. Thanks to his family and friends for sharing their memories and devotion through their devotion.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
April 1, 2012

 

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