Patrolman Lucius Victor Jenerette

Patrolman Lucius Victor Jenerette

Timmonsville Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Sunday, April 25, 1954

Lucius Victor Jenerette

Patrolman Lucius Jenerette was shot and killed while attempting to question a man who refused to pay a $3 taxi fare. After reaching his destination, the man told the taxi driver he had to go inside to obtain the fare, but never returned.

When the driver unable to collect the fare, he located Patrolman Jenerette and took him back to the scene. The suspect refused to come to the door and as Patrolman Jenerette pushed it open he was shot in the chest.

The suspect was found hiding in bushes approximately 50 yards from the house.

Patrolman Jenerette had served with the agency for only four months. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 4 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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Your heroism and service is honored today on the 58th 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 who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer. He was shot twice when ambushed on April 23rd when he was on a foot pursuit of two bank robbers.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

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

April 25, 2012

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