Patrolman Francis William LaMunion

Patrolman Francis William LaMunion

St. Joseph Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Thursday, June 23, 1927

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Francis William LaMunion

Patrolman Francis LaMunion succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident the previous day while attempting to stop a speeding vehicle.

His motorcycle collided with a delivery truck at the intersection of Ship Street and Court Street.

He was taken to his home first and then rushed to the St. Joseph Sanitorium for an operation. He died the following day.

Patrolman LaMunion had served with the St. Joseph Police Department for only a short time. He was survived by his parents, brother, and two sisters.


  • Age 23
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, June 22, 1927

traffic stop

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 23, 2015

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