Police Officer Edward M. McLaughlin

Police Officer Edward M. McLaughlin

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Monday, November 13, 1916

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Edward M. McLaughlin

Officer McLaughlin was shot and killed with his own service weapon near Cass Park while on patrol. He was found suffering from several gunshot wounds to the head, chest, and back and his empty service revolver was on top of his body. It is believed that he had become engaged in a struggle with a suspect who gained control of his weapon and shot him.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 94th 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
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

November 13, 2010

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