Patrolman Albert Murphy Howell

Patrolman Albert Murphy Howell

Raeford Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, September 14, 1940

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Albert Murphy Howell

Patrolman Albert Howell suffered a fatal heart attack after being in a foot pursuit through the city's cemetery. He began to feel ill shortly after the pursuit. He went home where he he suffered a fatal heart attack the following morning.

Patrolman Howell had served with the Raeford Police Department for 12 years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, mother, and ten siblings.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 69th 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


September 17, 2009

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