Railroad Detective John Peter Constantine

Railroad Detective John Peter Constantine

Grand Trunk Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Sunday, March 7, 1926

John Peter Constantine

Railroad Detective John Constantine was shot and killed while patrolling the railroad tracks near Junction Street in Detroit, Michigan.

Residents in the area located his body and called authorities. He had been shot numerous times and his revolver and other belongings had been stolen. Several men were arrested and held as witnesses following the shooting but it is not known if anyone was ever charged.


  • Age 42
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Michigan
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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We cannot fully honor our heroes of the present without paying tribute to our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 91st anniversary year 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 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.

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

May 11, 2017

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