Policeman Meyer Joseph "Jack" Lapine

Policeman Meyer Joseph "Jack" Lapine

Cook County Highway Police, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, September 5, 1932

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Meyer Joseph "Jack" Lapine

Policeman Meyer Lapine was killed in an automobile accident at the intersection of Rand and Wolf roads while he was attempting to stop a speeding vehicle.

The collision occurred when another vehicle turned into the officer's path at the intersection.

Policeman Lapine had served with the Cook County Highway Police for eight years and was assigned to the Morton Grove station. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle 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 81rst 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

August 21, 2013

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