Police Officer Joseph J. DiDomenico

Police Officer Joseph J. DiDomenico

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, October 30, 1953

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Joseph J. DiDomenico

Officer Joseph DiDomenico was killed when the patrol car he was driving collided with a fire truck at 19th and Dickinson streets. Another officer and a fireman were injured.

The officers were rushing a stabbing victim to a hospital at the time of the accident.

Officer DiDomenico had served with the agency for 11 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 2803

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

emergency response

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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 61st anniversary year of your death. I am privileged 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 officer Larry Lasater

January 29, 2014

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