Officer Oswald J. Anderson

Officer Oswald J. Anderson

Renton Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Wednesday, November 6, 1946

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Oswald J. Anderson

Officer Oswald Anderson and a Renton firefighter, Captain James Pullis, were killed in an airplane accident while searching for a missing elderly man.

They had located the man on top of a power tower and radioed ground units the location. As they slowed the plane to circle the area, the engine stalled and the plane crashed to the ground.

Officer Anderson had served with the Renton Police Department for four years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 7

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 65th 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
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

November 6, 2011

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