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Special Deputy Sheriff John G. Saxton | Harney County Sheriff's Department, Oregon Harney County Sheriff's Department, Oregon

Special Deputy Sheriff

John G. Saxton

Harney County Sheriff's Department, Oregon

End of Watch: Sunday, October 4, 1903

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 44

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Executed in 1904

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Special Deputy Saxton and Special Deputy Jack West were shot and killed in the line of duty. The suspect was convicted of their murder, sentenced to death, and hanged at the Oregon State Penitentiary on January 29, 1904.

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Special Deputy Sheriff Jack West
Harney County Sheriff's Department, Oregon
End of Watch: Sunday, October 4, 1903
Cause: Gunfire

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 106th 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.

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Phyllis Loya

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October 19, 2009

 

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