Patrolman Samuel Steven Kidwiler

Patrolman Samuel Steven Kidwiler

Brunswick Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Sunday, March 28, 1971

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Samuel Steven Kidwiler

Patrolman Samuel Kidwiler succumbed to a head injury he sustained on March 12th, 1971, when he fell from a fire truck on Maryland 478, one-half mile east of Knoxville, while assisting the fire department.

The fire company was returning from a call near Knoxville and Patrolman Kidwiler was riding the back step when the leather strap he was holding broke and he fell from the truck causing his death.

Patrolman Kidwiler was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Incident Date Friday, March 12, 1971


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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 41rst 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.

I pray for solace for all those who love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace.

Rest In Peace

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

March 29, 2012

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