Officer George Werne

Officer George Werne

Akron Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, March 9, 1919

George Werne

Officer Werne was shot and killed at 0910 hours while searching three suspects for concealed weapons at the Hickory Street Railroad Crossing.

The suspect was executed on March 31, 1920.

Officer Werne was survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 45

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executedin 1920

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 93rd 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 9, 2012

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