Officer Floyd A. Weatherholt

Officer Floyd A. Weatherholt

Akron Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, March 25, 1960

Floyd A. Weatherholt

Officer Weatherholt was shot and killed as he chased a burglary suspect through the backyard of a home on East Exchange Street. The suspect was convicted of Officer Weatherholt's murder and executed.

Officer Weatherholt had served with the Akron Police Department for 2 years. He was survived by his wife and infant son.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 194

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 52nd 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 who was murdered in the 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 Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 26, 2012

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