Police Officer Earl W. Kanning

Police Officer Earl W. Kanning

San Antonio Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, December 24, 1938

Earl W. Kanning

Officer Earl Kanning succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when he was involved in a motorcycle accident while on duty

He attempted to stop at an intersection but slid past the stop sign and collided with another vehicle as a result of wet pavement.
Officer Kanning had been employed with the San Antonio Police Department for two years.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Friday, December 23, 1938

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 73rd 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 who was murdered in the 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.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

December 25, 2011

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