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Deputy Sheriff G. T. Cole | McCurtain County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma McCurtain County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

Deputy Sheriff

G. T. Cole

McCurtain County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Monday, January 22, 1917

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Not available

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Deputy Cole was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a U.S. Army deserter from Camp Travis, Texas. The suspect initially cooperated with Deputy Cole but suddenly grabbed a rifle from behind a tent flap and shot him in the stomach.

Deputy Cole had been with the agency and was survived by his wife and eight children.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 93rd 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.

Time never dimishes respect and you will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
January 22, 2012

 

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