City Marshal Augustus W. Pease

City Marshal Augustus W. Pease

Thayer Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Friday, April 17, 1931

Add to My Heroes

Augustus W. Pease

Marshal Pease succumbed to gunshot wounds received three days earlier while conducting raid. He had banged on a door and identified himself as an officer. The suspect inside opened fire through the door, striking Marshal Pease in the chest and stomach. The suspect was sentenced to 20 years.
Marshal Pease was survived by his wife, son, and two stepchildren.


  • Age 44
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, April 14, 1931
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 20 years

Most Recent Reflection

View all 3 Reflections

Your heroism and service is honored today, the one 81rst 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.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 17, 2012

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.