Patrolman Louis Vastola

Patrolman Louis Vastola

Buffalo Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, October 30, 1941

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Louis Vastola

Patrolman Louis Vastola succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when his and his partner were involved in an accident with a taxi at the intersection of Fillmore Avenue and Paderewski Drive.

His partner, Patrolman Thomas Sullivan, died from his injuries 12 years later on February 22nd, 1954.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, October 29, 1941

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I knew a neighbor named Jerry Vastola in North Miami Beach, Florida and I was wondering if you were related. Rest in peace Patrolman Vastola. Your courage was outstanding.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 1, 2017

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