Patrolman John J. Jordan

Patrolman John J. Jordan

Port of New Orleans Harbor Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Friday, December 6, 1974

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John J. Jordan

Patrolman Jordan was shot and killed during the robbery of a convenience store. Having ended his shift and going off duty, Patrolman Jordan, who was unarmed at the time, entered a convenience store to make a purchase. While in the store, a suspect armed with a gun entered the store to commit a robbery. The suspect, having discovered Patrolman Jordan's identity as a police officer, shot and killed him.

The suspect was subsequently apprehended, tried and convicted of the murder of Patrolman Jordan.


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

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Convicted

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 37th 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

December 6, 2011

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