Sergeant James David Perry

Sergeant James David Perry

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

End of Watch Sunday, October 3, 1999

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James David Perry

Sergeant James Perry suffered a fatal heart attack while in a foot pursuit of a man suspected in an earlier assault on an officer in Ardmore, Tennessee. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital in Alabama after being flown there.

Sergeant Perry had been with the agency for 23 years and was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the tenth 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


October 3, 2009

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