Town Sergeant Horis Hawkins Repass

Town Sergeant Horis Hawkins Repass

Victoria Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Thursday, April 7, 1955

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Horis Hawkins Repass

Town Sergeant Horis Repass was shot and killed as he and the police chief attempted to arrest a man for creating a disturbance. They located the man carrying a 12 gauge shotgun and attempted to arrest him.

The suspect opened fire, killing Town Sergeant Repass and wounding the chief. The chief was able to return fire and killed the suspect.

Town Sergeant Repass had served with the Victoria Police Department for 18 months.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun; 12 gauge
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 57th 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.

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

April 7, 2012

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