Officer Evan Paulson

Officer Evan Paulson

Mayville Police Department, North Dakota

End of Watch Sunday, September 3, 1893

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Evan Paulson

Officer Paulson was shot and killed when he surprised three men robbing a pharmacy that used alcohol in its medicine. One of the men shot him in the stomach as he entered the building. The man then shot him twice in the head.

Two of the suspects were eventually apprehended and convicted of his murder. They served short prison sentences and were released. The third suspect was never captured.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .44 caliber
  • Offender Released after several years

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 116th 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
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

September 3, 2009

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