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Sheriff Joachim Matthews | Macomb County Sheriff's Office, Michigan Macomb County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

Sheriff

Joachim Matthews

Macomb County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

End of Watch: Friday, December 2, 1910

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 60

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Not available

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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.

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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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