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Sheriff Henry Steadman | Schoharie County Sheriff's Department, New York Schoharie County Sheriff's Department, New York

Sheriff

Henry Steadman

Schoharie County Sheriff's Department, New York

End of Watch: Thursday, July 17, 1930

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 51

Tour: 6 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 7/16/1930

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Executed in 1931

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Sheriff Steadman succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained the previous day while arresting a man for car theft. The suspect shot Sheriff Steadman as he searched the suspect. The man had concealed a handgun in his sock and it was missed when other officers initially had searched him.

The suspect was convicted of Sheriff Steadman's murder and executed on July 23, 1931.

Sheriff Steadman had been with the agency for 6 months. He was survived by his wife and three children.

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 83rd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater
January 10, 2013

 

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