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Officer Augustus S. McCann | Miami Police Department, Florida Miami Police Department, Florida


Augustus S. McCann

Miami Police Department, Florida

End of Watch: Wednesday, September 26, 1928

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Incident Date: 9/25/1928

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Not available

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Officer McCann was fatally injured when his police vehicle overturned and crashed while in pursuit of a speeding truck. In an effort to avoid striking a pedestrian, Officer McCann swerved causing the vehicle to spin around and overturn three times. He suffered a fractured skull and died the next day.

Officer McCann had been with the agency for four years and was survived by his wife and two daughters.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 84th 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 remembered and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
September 26, 2012


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