Patrolman Simon R. Cannon

Patrolman Simon R. Cannon

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, December 13, 1907

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Simon R. Cannon

Patrolman Cannon was shot and killed while investigating a suspicious person in the area of Jackson Street and Roselane Street. He was shot and killed as he approached the suspect. The suspect surrendered to the Louisville Police two years later. He was tried for murder and acquitted.

Patrolman Cannon served with the Louisville Police Department for five years and was survived by his wife.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

suspicious person

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 104th 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
mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

December 13, 2011

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