Patrolman David Boitano

Patrolman David Boitano

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, September 25, 1924

David Boitano

Officer David Boitano was walking his beat when he observed a man running directly toward him and carrying an object in his hand. The man fired five gunshots, mortally wounding Officer Boitano. The murderer continued running down the street.

On December 22, 1928, the suspect was apprehended in Los Angeles, California. He had also shot and killed another man six days before he killed Officer Boitano.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 3850

Incident Details

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

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 88th 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. Your memory will always be remembered and revered.

Rest In Peace

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

September 25, 2012

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