Police Officer Charles J. Stewart

Police Officer Charles J. Stewart

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Saturday, September 16, 1899

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Charles J. Stewart

Police Officer Charles Stewart was struck and killed by an electric streetcar at the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Orleans Street while on bicycle patrol at 8:25 pm.

He was waiting for another officer at the intersection when the accident occurred.

Officer Stewart had served with the Detroit Police Department for six years. He was survived by his wife and 3-year-old child.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by streetcar

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 110th 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


September 16, 2009

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