Patrol Officer Barry Penrose Karper

Patrol Officer Barry Penrose Karper

Harrisburg Police Bureau, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, July 20, 1963

Barry Penrose Karper

Officer Karper and Officer Joseph O'Shura were killed in an automobile accident while chasing a stolen vehicle.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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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 50th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged 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 Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 13, 2013

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