Patrolman Robert Leroy Applegate

Patrolman Robert Leroy Applegate

Neptune Township Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Sunday, September 6, 1931

Robert Leroy Applegate

Patrolman Robert Applegate was killed when his police motorcycle was struck by a drunk driver on Route 33.

He was responding to another accident when the incident occurred.

The driver who struck him was charged with murder.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Charged with murder

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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 82nd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged 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

April 29, 2013

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