Trooper Patrick F. O'Hara

Trooper Patrick F. O'Hara

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Friday, February 22, 1952

Patrick F. O'Hara

Trooper Patrick O'Hara was accidentally shot and killed with a New York State Police 30-30 rifle. After assisting in the capture of three escaped prisoners he was sitting in the front seat of a vehicle being used to transport one of the prisoners.

The rifle on the lap of the trooper sitting behind Trooper O'Hara accidentally discharged, and the round went through the back of the front seat and struck Trooper O'Hara, killing him.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)

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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.

Time never diminsihe srespe t and your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

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

February 22, 2012

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