Reserve Deputy Virgil H. McGee

Reserve Deputy Virgil H. McGee

Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Missouri

End of Watch Monday, September 24, 1973

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Virgil H. McGee

Reserve Deputy McGee was shot and killed while working security for a Kansas City grocery store while off-duty. Deputy McGee was shot and killed while struggling with a armed suspect who was attempting to hold up the store.

The 17 year-old suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life February 13, 1974.


  • Age 51
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 39th anniversary year 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 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

September 24, 2012

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