Patrolman Junius P. Lewis

Patrolman Junius P. Lewis

Charleston Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, December 6, 1951

Junius P. Lewis

Patrolman Lewis was struck and killed by a vehicle while standing on the corner of Rutledge Street and Maple Street. A vehicle went out of control and onto the sidewalk careening off buildings and poles for two blocks. Patrolman Lewis and two other men were struck and killed. The 82 year-old driver was found dazed with no memory of what happened.

Patrolman Lewis was survived by his son, daughter, and six siblings.


  • Age 42
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 60th 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.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

December 6, 2011

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