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Trooper Robert John Lather, II | Indiana State Police, Indiana Indiana State Police, Indiana

Trooper

Robert John Lather, II

Indiana State Police, Indiana

End of Watch: Tuesday, July 6, 1982

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 7 years, 6 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Not available

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Trooper Robert Lather was killed when his cruiser was struck by a car that he and a Howard County deputy were trying to stop.

The deputy had called for assistance in stopping the vehicle, which was traveling at over 95 mph. Trooper Lather was in front of the vehicle attempting to slow it when the car struck the rear of his cruiser, causing it to crash.

Trooper Lather had served with the Indiana State Police for 7½ years and was assigned to the Peru post. He was survived by his wife, 2-year-old son and 6-month-old daughter.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
July 15, 2015

 

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