Officer James D. Sanford

Officer James D. Sanford

Montgomery Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Wednesday, September 20, 1961

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James D. Sanford

Officer Sanford died from injuries suffered during an accident on Upper Wetumpka road near Duffy’s Tavern. A drunk driver struck Officer Sanford, a solo motor officer.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Friday, September 1, 1961

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 51rst 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 diminishes respect. You will always be remembered and revered.

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

September 20, 2012

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