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Constable Moses Edgar Pruitt | Berwyn Constable's Office, Oklahoma Berwyn Constable's Office, Oklahoma


Moses Edgar Pruitt

Berwyn Constable's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Sunday, October 12, 1930

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 10/11/1930

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Constable Pruitt succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained the previous night when he and another officer raided a dice game. One of the participants produced a gun and shot him during the raid. Constable Pruitt managed to return fire seriously wounding the suspect.

Constable Pruitt's brother, upon learning of his death, went to the suspect's hospital room and shot and killed him.

Constable Pruitt is survived by his wife and three children.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 81rst 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
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater
October 12, 2011


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