Patrolman Vernon G. Fortin

Patrolman Vernon G. Fortin

Washington State Patrol, Washington

End of Watch Sunday, September 30, 1923

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Vernon G. Fortin

Patrolman Vernon Fortin succumbed to injuries received five days earlier when he and another officer were involved in a motorcycle accident. The officers' handlebars became entangled on Hannegan Road as the two were reporting for patrol duty in Lynden.

Patroman Fortin had served with the agency for one year.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Tuesday, September 25, 1923

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Rest in peace always and know that no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 30, 2020

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