Patrol Officer Philip Genna

Patrol Officer Philip Genna

Harper Woods Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Monday, November 19, 1956

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Philip Genna

Patrol Officer Philip Genna was killed in a motorcycle accident while on patrol.

He lost control of the motorcycle in the parking lot of Eastland Shopping Center and crashed. He was taken to a local hospital where he died a short time later.

Officer Genna was survived by his wife and three children. He is buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Detroit.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 111

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 55th 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 19, 2011

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