Patrolman Lawrence Edward Williams

Patrolman Lawrence Edward Williams

Shreveport Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Saturday, January 17, 1931

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Lawrence Edward Williams

Patrolman Williams and Patrolman Lee Williams were shot and killed during a gambling raid. Both officers had entered a residence in order to gain evidence to make the arrests when they were shot by the suspect. A backup officer was able to return fire and kill the suspect.
Patrolman Williams had been with the agency for five years and was survived by his mother and daughter.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the eighty-first 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.

Your memory will always be honored and revered for time never diminishes respect.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 17, 2012

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