Patrolman Charles C. DuVernay

Patrolman Charles C. DuVernay

Gahanna Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, August 4, 1982

Charles C. DuVernay

Patrolman Charles DuVernay was killed when he was struck by a vehicle while directing traffic for a Church on Havens Corners Road.

Patrolman DuVernay was a United States Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Gahanna Police Department for 2 years. He had previously served with the Berrian County, Michigan, Sheriff's Office for 1 year and as a military policeman for 4 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 27

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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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 31rst anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged 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. He was also your brother in green so I bid you semper fi and I thank you for your service in the Corps.

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 30, 2013

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