Officer Larry D. Oliver

Officer Larry D. Oliver

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Thursday, April 18, 1968

Larry D. Oliver

Officer Oliver was killed while pursuing a traffic violator. He was attempting to stop a speeding vehicle on 12th Street when he swerved to avoid striking a vehicle that turned in front of his police motorcycle. Officer Oliver was thrown from his motorcycle at the intersection of 12th Street and Genessee. He was transported to a local hospital where he died later that day.
Patrolman Oliver had been with the agency for nine years and was survived by his son.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 44th 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 who was 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 honored and revered. I pray for solace for all that love and remember you. Your family is in my heart's embrace today. Thanks to your family for sharing their memories and devotion to you through their reflections.

Rest In Peace.

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

April 18, 2012

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