Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 years
Badge # 59
Cause: Automobile crash
Incident Date: 12/21/1956
Patrolman Michael Latvis succumbed to injuries received the previous night while responding to a medical emergency in a police ambulance. During his response the ambulance collided with a vehicle at West Pearl Street and Chestnut Street, ejecting Patrolman Latvis from the ambulance.
He was transported to a local hospital where died the next day. The driver of the other vehicle left the scene but turned himself into police later in the evening and given several sobriety tests.
Patrolman Latvis had been with the agency for four years and was survived by his wife.