Sheriff Joachim Matthews

Sheriff Joachim Matthews

Macomb County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

End of Watch Friday, December 2, 1910

Joachim Matthews

Sheriff Matthews was shot and killed while attempting to serve a cruelty to animals warrant at a home. A young man in the house became frightened and fired a rifle through the door, striking Sheriff Matthews. He was able to drive his vehicle back to town where he succumbed to his wound.

Bio

  • Age 60
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Not available

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the one hundred and first 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
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

December 2, 2011

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