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Deputy Sheriff William Thomas McMinn | Madison County Sheriff's Office, Alabama Madison County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

Deputy Sheriff

William Thomas McMinn

Madison County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch: Saturday, October 7, 1939

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Killed by citizens

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Deputy McMinn was fatally shot in the back while attempting to serve a warrant at a community dance.

Two suspects were arrested in connection with his murder. One of the men was found guilty and the second was acquitted of the murder. Both men were later shot to death by angry citizens.

Deputy McMinn was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.

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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 74th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater
November 3, 2013

 

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