Patrolman Delmar E. Stone

Patrolman Delmar E. Stone

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Wednesday, June 26, 1968

Delmar E. Stone

Patrolman Delmar Stone was killed in a motorcycle crash while on duty.

His motorcycle was struck by a delivery truck that he was attempting to stop. Patrolman Stone fell and was run over by the rear wheels of the vehicle. He was taken to a hospital where he died later that day due to a head injury from the fall.

Patrolman Stone's kidneys were transplanted into a 15-year-old boy who had been awaiting a transplant for eight months.

Patrolman Stone was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the New Orleans Police Department for seven years. He was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

traffic stop

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It’s been 50 years but you are not forgotten. You were killed on the same day as Houston Police Officers Ben Gerhart (my uncle) and Officer Bobby James. I know how much your family must miss you. May you always Rest In Peace.

Glenna Gerhart
Niece of HPD Officer Ben Gerhart

July 7, 2018

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