Police Officer Otto A. Balk

Police Officer Otto A. Balk

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Tuesday, November 1, 1921

Otto A. Balk

Officer Balk was killed in a motorcycle accident while responding to a call on Boston Boulevard. He was transported to Providence Hospital where he died a few hours later.

Officer Balk had served with the Detroit Police Department for 4 years.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 90th 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.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater. Pittsburg Police Dept., eow 4/24

November 1, 2011

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