Detective Sergeant John W. Cabiness

Detective Sergeant John W. Cabiness

Little Rock Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Saturday, August 12, 1922

John W. Cabiness

Detective Sergeant Cabiness was accidentally shot and killed by Special Deputy Marshal Will Cross, of the United States Marshals Service, who mistook the officers for railroad strikers who were out to get him. Deputy Cross was killed in return gunfire by Sergenat Cabiness's partner.
Sergeant Cabiness had been with the agency for five years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)

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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 91rst anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first 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.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

February 12, 2013

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