Deputy Sheriff Ronnal Ralph Stanley

Deputy Sheriff Ronnal Ralph Stanley

Johnson County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Wednesday, August 31, 1983

Ronnal Ralph Stanley

Deputy Stanley was shot and killed following a foot pursuit through a wooded area. Deputy Stanley had caught up to the suspect, but during the ensuing struggle the man was able to obtain control of his service weapon and shot him.

Deputy Stanley had served with the Johnson County Sheriff's Department for 9 months.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Not available

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 30th anniversary year of your death. I am privilige to leave a tribute to you. 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

April 23, 2013

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