Patrolman William Blumstein

Patrolman William Blumstein

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Monday, November 24, 1930

William Blumstein

Patrolman Blumstein was shot and killed as he and his partner attempted to arrest five robbery suspects in a street car at Philip and Magnolia Streets.

All five suspects were arrested and charged with murder a month later. Three were convicted of murder and hanged July 21, 1933.

Patrolman Blunstein was survived by his wife and five sons.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1933

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 81rst 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

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

November 24, 2011

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