Officer Lee Cole

Officer Lee Cole

Royal Oak City Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Wednesday, November 29, 1944

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Lee Cole

Officer Cole was killed in an automobile accident when his patrol car was struck by another vehicle that had run a red light at E. Palmer and Elmwood. The incident occurred at 1:50 a.m. as he and his partner were driving a couple home after the couple's car had broken down.

Officer Cole, a WWI veteran, was survived by his wife, two sons, and nine siblings.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

vehicle crash

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 67th 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, PPD, eow 4/24/05

November 29, 2011

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