Patrolman Theodore C. Wanner

Patrolman Theodore C. Wanner

Dickinson Police Department, North Dakota

End of Watch Thursday, July 14, 1966

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Theodore C. Wanner

Patrolman Wanner was killed when his patrol car struck the side of a train as he attempted to make a traffic stop. The vehicle he was attempting to pull over sped over the railroad crossing. Patrolman Wanner attempted to make it over the crossing too but his patrol car struck the side of a boxcar.

Patrolman Wanner had served with the agency for 4.5 years. He was survived by his wife, son, parents, brother, and two sisters.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 4 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 47th anniversary year 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 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater

January 8, 2013

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