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Deputy Sheriff Moses Formwalt

DeKalb County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, May 1, 1852

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Moses Formwalt

Thank you for serving Atlanta both as mayor and as our deputy when we had no police department yet. Because of your service , Atlanta was able to move forward into major city from country town. Then protecting the citizens of your new city.

Patrolman coxe
Atlanta police

January 13, 2018

Rest in Peace, Deputy Formwalt. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

March 25, 2012

Deputy Sheriff Formwalt,
On today, the 157th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of DeKalb County.



May 1, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the one hundred and fifty-seventh 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 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.

From a historical perspective, your death and the events in 2005 in Atlanta prove that there will always be inmates who will not hesitate to kill to escape, and when inmates are being transported, those that want to escape will wait for the opportunity to take advantage of the situation.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

May 1, 2009



May 1, 2008

I lived in Atlanta from 1962 until 2006. I never knew.

Well, they didn't pay attention to what happened to you, it happened again from a cell to the courthouse.

You have been gone over a hundred years and don't have any family to remember you.

There is a black woman mayor of Atlanta, oh hush Moses, get an iced tea. She is good. A very good mayor. You'd be proud.

They rebuilt Atlanta after it burned down, but you should see it now. 24 peachtree streets, good luck finding your way around.

But the people are still nice and friendly and would help you in a jam.

I am sorry you got hurt. I am sorry you died at the hands of a criminal. I hope your family did ok...


Citizen Janis Lang

May 6, 2007

thank you for your service to this country God bless

the dog

September 30, 2004

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