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Deputy U.S. Marshal R. W. United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

Deputy U.S. Marshal

R. W. "Dick" Townsend

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch: Saturday, April 3, 1886

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Texas

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Deputy Marshal Townsend was shot and killed in Tarrant County, Texas. He also served as a Special Deputy for the Tarrant County, Texas, Sheriff's Department.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the one hundred and twenty third 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

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasat
April 3, 2009

 

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