Deputy Sheriff Charlie Fields, Sr.

Deputy Sheriff Charlie Fields, Sr.

Henderson County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, March 7, 1956

Charlie Fields, Sr.

Deputy Fields was shot and killed as he and another deputy attempted to take a man into custody on a mental health warrant. The deputies put the man into the patrol car but the man jumped out and ran back towards his house. The man's brother then engaged the deputies in a shootout. Deputy Fields and the brother were both killed.

The original suspect was committed to Terrell State Hospital.

Deputy Fields was survived by his wife and eight children.

Bio

  • Age 58
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, March 7, 1953
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 56th 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 8, 2012

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