Town Marshal Jack O'Leary

Town Marshal Jack O'Leary

Rapid City Police Department, South Dakota

End of Watch Saturday, November 6, 1926

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Jack O'Leary

Marshal O'Leary succumbed to injuries sustained three days earlier when he was struck by a vehicle in front of the city fire station.

The marshal was known by the community as "Hooky Jack" because he had lost both hands, an eye, and his hearing as a result of a mining accident 50 years earlier. He had served as the city's night watchman for 41 years.


  • Age 78
  • Tour 41 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Wednesday, November 3, 1926

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 86th 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.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

November 6, 2011

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