Patrolman Frederick Aaron Lippert

Patrolman Frederick Aaron Lippert

Whitaker Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, October 5, 1972

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Frederick Aaron Lippert

Patrolman Frederick Lippert succumbed to injuries sustained four days earlier when he was struck by a pickup truck while directing traffic on the Rankin Bridge.

He was directing traffic around a tow truck that was assisting a disabled vehicle when he was struck and thrown 90-feet. He was transported to Mercy Hospital where he remained until succumbing to his injuries.

Patrolman Lippert served as a part-time officer with the department for two years. He was survived by his wife, son, parents, and three brothers.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Monday, October 2, 1972

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 41rst anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. 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 line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

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

I pray for solace for all those that call you beloved.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

September 18, 2013

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