City Marshal Andrew J. Collins

City Marshal Andrew J. Collins

Lyons Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, September 11, 1921

Andrew J. Collins

Marshal Andrew Collins was shot and killed as he attempted to arrest several burglars who had broken into a local business. Several citizens engaged the suspects in a shootout and took two of them into custody.

Marshal Collins was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 46
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Arrested

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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 92nd 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

May 5, 2013

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