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Detective Lester McEachern | Racine Police Department, Wisconsin Racine Police Department, Wisconsin

Detective

Lester McEachern

Racine Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch: Saturday, May 5, 1956

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 60

Tour: 34 years

Badge # 57

Cause: Heart attack

Weapon: Person

Offender: Not available

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Detective Lester McEachern suffered a fatal heart attack after he and his partner apprehended an escaped mental patient.

Following a brief struggle the suspect was taken into custody and placed in the patrol car. Detective McEachern suffered the heart attack moments later.

Detective McEachern had served with the Racine Police Department for 34 years.

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Rest in God's loving embrace, hero. You will never be forgotten.

Retired Wisconsin L.E.O.
February 27, 2014

 

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