Officer Alfred W. Dennis

Officer Alfred W. Dennis

Honolulu Police Department, Hawaii

End of Watch Saturday, May 2, 1942

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Alfred W. Dennis

Officer Alfred Dennis was killed in an automobile crash while in pursuit of a speeding vehicle on Dillingham Boulevard near Hawaiian Pineapple Company.

He was issuing a citation to a driver at the intersection of Dillingham Boulevard and King Street when he commandeered a car in an attempt to stop a second vehicle. As he instructed the car to overtake the truck, his body came in contact with several steel rods protruding from the truck. He was knocked to the ground and killed.

Officer Dennis was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Honolulu Police Department for only six months. He was survived by his wife and five stepchildren.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

vehicle pursuit

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Your heroism and service is honored today on the 70th 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 who was murdered in the 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

May 2, 2012

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