Patrolman William L. Stephens

Patrolman William L. Stephens

Altoona Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Monday, January 5, 1920

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William L. Stephens

Patrolman William Stephens was standing alongside the street using a police callbox when two vehicles collided at the intersection of 7th Street and 8th Avenue.

One of the vehicles then struck him, causing him to fall and suffer a broken neck.

Patrolman Stephens was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 57
  • Tour 26 years, 9 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 92nd 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 who was murdered in the 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 Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 5, 2012

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