Officer John Castleman "Cassie" Owings

Officer John Castleman "Cassie" Owings

Childersburg Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Wednesday, June 3, 1970

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John Castleman "Cassie" Owings

Officer Cassie Owings was struck and killed by a vehicle while directing traffic at the scene of a fatal car crash in Talladega County.

Officers were investigating the crash in which two people were killed. A vehicle struck Officer Owings as he attempted to direct traffic around the original crash.

Officer Owings was survived by his wife.


  • Age 59
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

accident scene, directing traffic

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 42nd 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 dimishes respect, and your memory will always be honored and revered

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

January 1, 2012

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