Patrolman Robert L. Smith

Patrolman Robert L. Smith

Macon Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, July 22, 1934

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Robert L. Smith

Patrolman Smith was struck and killed by a vehicle while crossing Main Street. He was walking his beat and was crossing the street to report at a call box at 2100 hours. He was struck by the car as he stepped into the roadway from in front of a parked car.

A passerby and the driver of the car that struck him placed him in the car and drove him to Macon Hospital, where he died approximately 30 minutes later.

Patrolman Smith was survived by his wife and father.


  • Age 47
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 79th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. 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. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 15, 2013

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