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Constable Larkin Secrest Hope

Colorado County Constable's Office - Precinct 1, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, August 3, 1898

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Of note: a not proven suspect in death of Constable Larkin Hope in 1898 was killed in 1906 during the Colorado County Texas feud; ironically the suspect on Feb 22, 1896 shot and killed a suspect named Tucker; Tucker had killed the suspect's brother in law Constable Jacob B Burrttschell at Alleyton Texas April 3, 1894. Officer Burrttschell is Officer buried St Roach Catholic Cemetery, Mentz, Colorado County Texas. Tucker was senteced to 20 years in prison but trial was reversed. As noted above Tucker was killed Feb 22, 1896  by brother in law of officer ;,


November 4, 2017

Officer had been a Colorado County Texas Deputy and was running for office of county sherriff when he was killed


October 21, 2017

Officer had been a Colorado County Texas Deputy and was running for this office when he was killed


October 21, 2017

Rest in Peace Constable Larkin Secrest Hope. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citiuzens of Colorado County, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the scum that murdered you burns forever in hell.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

August 3, 2016

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 115th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first 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 Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 27, 2013

Rest in peace, Constable Hope. Your service and sacrifice to the citizens of Colorado County and the great State of Texas have not been forgotten.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

August 3, 2012

Thank you for your service. You will not be forgotten.

A citizen

August 3, 2004

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