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Deputy Sheriff John Acres | Scott County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee Scott County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

Deputy Sheriff

John Acres

Scott County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Thursday, January 31, 1924

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Deputy John Acres was shot and killed from ambush while raiding a still seven miles from West Oneida.

Deputy Acres held a dual role of deputy sheriff of Scott County and chief of police for the town of Oneida.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 88th 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 diminishes respect and your memory 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 31, 2012

 

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