Deputy Sheriff Howard C. McCallum

Deputy Sheriff Howard C. McCallum

Otoe County Sheriff's Department, Nebraska

End of Watch Wednesday, November 12, 1930

Howard C. McCallum

Deputy McCallum was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a burglary suspect. The suspect had been summonsed to the county courthouse. When he was told he was going to be arrested the man pulled out a revolver and fled. Deputy McCallum was shot and killed just outside of the courthouse as he chased the man. The county sheriff shot and killed the suspect after a short foot chase.

Deputy McCallum was survived by his wife and six children.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Not available

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the eighty-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.

Rest In Peace

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

November 13, 2011

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