Sergeant Ernest M. Lacy, 45, was killed in a one-car automobile accident in the 2500 block of North Country Club Road on May 22, 1977. His police vehicle ran off the road and struck a concrete bridge abutment.
Sergeant Lacy was assigned to the Charles Sector following the establishment of team policing on May 15. A member of the department for 16 years, he previously served as a relief sergeant and as a vice squad detective. He was a member of the police color guard.
A native of Brookville, Indiana, Lacy was a Korean War Navy veteran. He was survived by his wife, Judy; a son, Roy; and a daughter, Donna. He was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery at Brookville.
Source: Indianapolis Star, May 23, 1977