Night Policeman Lee Huffman

Night Policeman Lee Huffman

Colfax Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Wednesday, October 7, 1925

Lee Huffman

Policeman Huffman suffered a fatal heart attack after arresting a drunk man. After the two returned to the jail Policeman Huffman collapsed as he unlocked the jail. The prisoner fled the scene but was later re-arrested.

Policeman Huffman had served with the Colfax Police Department for 18 months and was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 60
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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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 88th 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

November 3, 2013

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