Patrolman Junius P. Lewis

Patrolman Junius P. Lewis

Charleston Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, December 6, 1951

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Junius P. Lewis

Patrolman Lewis was struck and killed by a vehicle while standing on the corner of Rutledge Street and Maple Street. A vehicle went out of control and onto the sidewalk careening off buildings and poles for two blocks. Patrolman Lewis and two other men were struck and killed. The 82 year-old driver was found dazed with no memory of what happened.

Patrolman Lewis was survived by his son, daughter, and six siblings.


  • Age 42
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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You deserve another reflection.
You were taken that day with your Christmas presents on lay away for your children.
Dept. stores have your chosen presents to your wife and children.
I married your daughter in 1987.
May your name be never forgotten.

Lieutenant Michael Karriker
Dept. of Defense, Retired

December 25, 2018

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