Sergeant John A. Barringer

Sergeant John A. Barringer

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Thursday, August 26, 1948

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John A. Barringer

Sergeant Barringer was killed when his patrol car collided with a fire truck at the intersection of Livernois and West Lafayette. The four firefighters in the fire truck were injured in the accident. Sergeant Barringer was responding to the scene of a suicide call at the time.

Sergeant Barringer had served with the Detroit Police Department for 20 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

vehicle crash

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 65th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to leave a tribute to you. 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 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

April 14, 2013

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