Patrolman Joseph Striebich

Patrolman Joseph Striebich

Buffalo Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, January 21, 1934

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Joseph Striebich

Patrolman Joseph Striebich was struck and killed by a vehicle while on a crossing post.

Patrolman Striebich was assigned to direct traffic and assist pedestrians across the street after a local college basketball game. While assisting pedestrians across the street, Patrolman Striebich was struck by a vehicle. Patrolman Striebich was taken to to Millard Fillmore Hospital where it was discovered that he had a fractured skull. Patrolman Striebich died eight days later from his injuries.

Patrolman Striebich had served with the Buffalo Police Department for 19 years, and is survived by his wife, two sons, and a daughter.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge 679

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Saturday, January 13, 1934

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 78th 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.

Time never dimishes respect and you will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 21, 2012

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