Trooper James W. Lambert

Trooper James W. Lambert

Connecticut State Police, Connecticut

End of Watch Saturday, October 29, 1960

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James W. Lambert

Trooper James Lambert was struck and killed by a drunk driver while making a traffic stop on Route 6 in Bethel.

Trooper Lambert had only served with the agency for seven months. He was survived by his parents.

An annual award, the Trooper James W. Lambert Award, was created in his honor to recognize young adults who perform life-saving acts.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 7 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

traffic stop

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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 54th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged 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

January 28, 2014

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