The City Of Lewiston

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In Memoriam
Fallen Officers

Officer Harold J. Mosman
May 20, 1901 - August 9, 1921

Officer Harold J. Mosman

“Faithfully gave his life for our community,
while in the dedicated performance of duty,
on his motorcycle, making an attempt to
seek medical attention for two drowning
victims at Lewiston Beach”

Officer Gordon Harris
November 7, 1896 - October 21, 1924

Officer Gordon Harris

“Courageously gave his life for his community, making the Supreme Sacrifice, while attempting to apprehend four bank robbers at a road block. Although mortally wounded, Officer Harris returned fire, striking two of the robbers. Two robbers were arrested and the other two surrendered to police.”

Officer Ralph T. Russell
June 3, 1939 - June 15, 1970

Officer Ralph T. Russell

“A distinguished and revered officer,
loved by the young people and respected
by all, who made the Supreme Sacrifice
while attempting to apprehend two Federal
Fugitives: Melvin L. Cox and Jessie L.
Jones on June 15, 1970.”

Officer Edward E. Davis
December 16, 1913 - November 18, 1971

Officer Edward E. Davis

“Faithfully gave his life for our Community
when he suffered a massive heart attack
while in the valiant pursuit of a felonious
offender during a high speed vehicle
chase on November 18, 1971.”

Officer Ross D. Flavel
July 13, 1946 - January 13, 1972

Officer Ross D. Flavel

“Courageously gave his life for our
Community while in the diligent and
dedicated performance of duty in
securing a bomb used in a robbery
attempt at Dean’s Drug Center
on January 13, 1972.”