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Town Marshal Rudolph Maurer | Wright County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota Wright County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota

Town Marshal

Rudolph Maurer

Wright County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota

End of Watch: Thursday, November 23, 1922

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Charged with murder

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Marshal Maurer was shot and killed while attempting to arrest several trespassers. Earlier in the day Marshal Maurer had ordered the men out of the local train depot. Later in the evening he encountered them again sitting by a campfire next to the railroad tracks. He was shot by the suspects as he attempted to arrested them. The men were charged with his murder.

Marshal Maurer had served with the Wright County Sheriff's Office for 2 years. He was single at the time of his murder.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 89th 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.

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05
November 23, 2011


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