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Sheriff Richard Kirk | Young County Sheriff's Office, Texas Young County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Sheriff

Richard Kirk

Young County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch: Monday, February 21, 1876

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed by Sheriff Kirk

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Sheriff Kirk was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a suspect on a warrant. As Sheriff Kirk approached the suspect the suspect drew a gun and fired killing Sheriff Kirk. Sheriff Kirk was able to return fire at the same time and kill the suspect.

Sheriff Kirk had served with the agency for 2 years. He was survived by mother and siblings.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 113th 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.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater
February 21, 2009

 

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