Trooper Robert Tinsley Lohr, Badge # 1510
Division I - Caroline County
EOW: July 22, 1978
Today and always, the Virginia State Police Family Remembers and Honors the service and dedication of Trooper Robert Tinsley Lohr, who 42 years ago, gave his life protecting and serving the Citizens of Virginia, and who in so doing lived and died in the best traditions of law enforcement's duty and service to mankind. On July 22, 1978, Trooper Robert Lohr was assisting a motorist with a flat tire near the 102-mile marker on southbound I-95 in Caroline County, near Carmel Church. At approximately 4:20 a.m., Trooper Lohr was struck and killed by an intoxicated driver.
Trooper Lohr, a member of the 63rd Basic Session, graduated from the Virginia State Academy on February 3, 1978, and was assigned to patrol Caroline County. Trooper Lohr had served with the Virginia State Police for one year and was only 22 years old.
Trooper Robert Tinsley Lohr is the 34th member of the Virginia State Police to made the ultimate sacrifice while serving and protecting the Citizens of Virginia.
Thank you Robert for your service and dedication!
Rest in Peace Brother