Trooper John W. Cain

Trooper John W. Cain

Michigan State Police, Michigan

End of Watch Wednesday, November 26, 1941

John W. Cain

Trooper Cain was killed when his patrol car was struck head-on by a drunk driver fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run accident in Flat Rock, Michigan. Trooper Cain and his partner were en route to another accident call when they were struck. The drunk driver was also killed in the accident.


  • Age 22
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Killed in accident

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the seventy-first anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Laslater 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 diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.Rest In Peace

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

January 13, 2012

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