Officer William Rogers

Officer William Rogers

Mecklenburg County Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Friday, August 30, 1929

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William Rogers

Officer Rogers was shot and killed as he and another officers investigated a vehicle following a series of robberies in the area of Paw Creek. They observed a vehicle on a side road at 0300 hours and went to investigate. As it turned around they called out to the vehicle to stop but were met with gunfire. Officer Rogers was shot and fatally wounded. The suspect was killed in return gunfire.
Officer Rogers had been with the agency for six years.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 80th 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 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
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

August 30, 2009

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