Patrolman Levi M. Spaulding

Patrolman Levi M. Spaulding

Ithaca Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, September 11, 1930

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Levi M. Spaulding

Patrolman Kevi Spaulding suffered a fatal heart attack following an all-night manhunt of a murder suspect.

The suspect was arrested by members of the search team and transported to the police station by Patrolman Spaulding. Once at the station, Patrolman Spaulding suffered a heart attack and collapsed.

Patrolman Spaulding was the agency's first black law enforcement officer.


  • Age 58
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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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 83rd 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

May 5, 2013

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