Lieutenant John C. Tate

Lieutenant John C. Tate

Camden Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Saturday, September 12, 1964

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John C. Tate

Lieutenant John Tate was killed in an automobile crash when his patrol car was struck by a car that had run a red light.

He was driving on Van Buren Street when the car ran the light at Adams Avenue. The impact caused Lieutenant Tate to be thrown from the vehicle and strike a fire hydrant. Before succumbing to his injuries he requested that no charges be filed against the other driver.

Lieutenant Tate was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Tuesday, September 1, 1964

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 49th 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
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

May 9, 2013

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