Patrolman John Meiboom

Patrolman John Meiboom

Grand Rapids Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Saturday, October 10, 1925

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John Meiboom

Patrolman Meiboom was killed when his police motorcycle was struck by a truck on Godfrey Avenue just outside of the city limits. He had just completed a traffic stop and was returning into the city when a truck veered into his lane of traffic and struck him. Patrolman Meiboom was transported to St. Mary's Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries 20 minutes later.

Patrolman Meiboom was assigned to the 3rd Precinct Station and was survived by his wife.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 86th 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

October 10, 2011

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