Patrolman Brigham H. Honey

Patrolman Brigham H. Honey

Salt Lake City Police Department, Utah

End of Watch Saturday, February 16, 1924

Brigham H. Honey

Patrolman Honey and Patrolman Nolan Huntsman were shot and killed while attempting to arrest an armed robbery suspect. When Patrolman Huntsman ordered the man to stop the suspect hid behind a car and opened fire, striking him in the heart. Patrolman Honey was approaching the scene and exchanged shots with the suspect, striking him once. Two of the suspect's shots struck Patrolman Honey, mortally wounding him. The suspect grabbed his girlfriend and ran into a store where he shot and wounded the woman and then killed himself. Patrolman Honey succumbed to his wounds the following morning.
Patrolman Honey had been with the agency for ten years and was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, February 15, 1924
  • Weapon Handgun; .32 caliber
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 88th 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.

Time never diminishes respect and 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

February 15, 2012

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