Captain Solomon Fling

Captain Solomon Fling

Monroe Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Sunday, August 2, 1925

Solomon Fling

Captain Fling was killed in an automobile accident while pursuing two burglary suspects. He swerved his patrol car to avoid striking another vehicle and instead struck a soft shoulder. His vehicle flipped over three times and he was ejected from the car.

Captain Fling had been with the agency for 11 years and was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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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 88th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 26, 2013

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