Police Officer Alonzo E. Bullard

Police Officer Alonzo E. Bullard

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Thursday, November 29, 1883

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Alonzo E. Bullard

Officer Bullard was shot and killed in the evening as he and another officer attempted to arrest a man at a home at 456 Wabash Street for stealing a barrel of oil from a grocery store.

The suspect was convicted of second-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison on Feb. 26, 1884.

Officer Bullard had served with the Detroit Police Department for 7 months and was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 7 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 126th 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.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

November 29, 2009

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