Police Officer Arthur B. Luntsford

Police Officer Arthur B. Luntsford

Seattle Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Sunday, January 21, 1923

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Arthur B. Luntsford

Officer Luntsford was shot and killed by a robbery suspect, after he and his partner were informed that two men were planning to commit a robbery in the area. When the officers approached the two suspects, one suspect produced a handgun and shot Officer Luntsford. Before his partner was able to draw his weapon, the suspect turned his gun on himself.

Officer Luntsford had been with the Seattle Police Department for four years and was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, January 20, 1923
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 89th 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.

Time never dimishes respect and you will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace

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

January 21, 2012

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