Police Officer John W. Loveland

Police Officer John W. Loveland

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Saturday, February 10, 1883

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John W. Loveland

Police Officer John Loveland suffered a fatal heart attack while making an arrest of a man who had been abusing a woman.

He was walking his prisoner to the police station when he suddenly collapsed in the area of Jefferson Avenue and Griswold Street, near the crossing at Ives' Bank.

Officer Loveland had served with the Detroit Police Department for seven years. He was a member of the Royal Arcanum.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available


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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 116th 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

February 13, 2009

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