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Deputy Sheriff John Henry Monk | Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

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John Henry Monk

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch: Saturday, March 19, 1966

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Age: 63

Tour: 15 years

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Cause: Aircraft accident

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Deputy John Monk and Deputy Doug McFillen were killed in an airplane crash while en route to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to return a prisoner to Louisiana.

The plane, which was piloted by Deputy McFillen experienced engine trouble and crashed into Lake Charles approximately five minutes into the flight.

Deputy Monk had served in law enforcement for 15 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

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Deputy Sheriff Osmer Douglas "Doug" McFillen
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana
End of Watch: Saturday, March 19, 1966
Cause: Aircraft accident

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 46th 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 who was murdered in the 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 Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
March 19, 2012

 

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