Deputy Sheriff Charles H. Torrance

Deputy Sheriff Charles H. Torrance

Power County Sheriff's Office, Idaho

End of Watch Monday, March 21, 1921

Charles H. Torrance

Deputy Sheriff Charles Torrance succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained three days earlier as he attempted to arrest a man who had shot his neighbor.

The man barricaded himself in his house after the shooting. He opened fire as Deputy Torrance and a posse attempted to take him into custody. The subject was arrested and charged with murder.

Bio

  • Age 53
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, March 18, 1921
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Charged with murder

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We cannot fully honor our heroes of the present without paying tribute to our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 96th anniversary year 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 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 Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

April 8, 2017

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