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Detective John H. Fox | Everett Police Department, Washington Everett Police Department, Washington

Detective

John H. Fox

Everett Police Department, Washington

End of Watch: Tuesday, November 23, 1920

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Pistol

Offender: Released after 32 years

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Detective Fox was shot and killed as he responded to a report of a robbery at 34th and Broadway. During his response he observed a suspicious man on Colby and stopped to question him. As he exited his car the man produced a pistol and exchanged shots with Detective Fox. Detective Fox was struck and abdomen and fatally wounded. The suspect was sentenced to life in prison but later had the sentenced commuted to 32 years.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the ninety-first 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.

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05
November 23, 2011

 

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