Patrolman Harry McGraw

Patrolman Harry McGraw

Minneapolis Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Sunday, February 1, 1931

Harry McGraw

Patrolman McGraw was shot and killed during a robbery at a pharmacy on Hennepin Avenue. Patrolman McGraw had been assigned to the store after a series of robberies in the area. A suspect entered and ordered the clerk to hand over the money. When Patrolman McGraw emerged from the back he and the suspect exchanged shots at a close range and both were fatally wounded.
Patrolman McGraw had been with the agency for 26 years and was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 49
  • Tour 26 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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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

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 1, 2012

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