Officer Earl W. Perkins

Officer Earl W. Perkins

Oregon State Traffic Division, Oregon

End of Watch Monday, November 27, 1922

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Earl W. Perkins

Officer Earl Perkins succumbed to injuries sustained one week earlier when he was involved in a motorcycle accident on the Pudding River Bridge in Marion County, Oregon. He was attempting to pass a garbage truck when the sidecar on his motorcycle struck the hub of the truck, causing him to be thrown underneath the truck.

Officer Perkins had been with the agency for nine months and had previously served with the Tillamook Police Department. He was survived by his wife, father, and brother.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Monday, November 20, 1922


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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 89th 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.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

November 27, 2011

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