Marshal Salathiel Coffee "Sail" Aulgur

Marshal Salathiel Coffee "Sail" Aulgur

Marshall Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Friday, September 7, 1900

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Salathiel Coffee "Sail" Aulgur

Marshal Aulgur was shot and killed when he interrupted three suspects robbing the Chicago and Alton Railroad depot. As the suspect's attempted to rob the ticket clerk Marshal Aulgur approached them from behind and ordered them to put their hands up. One of the suspects immediately opened fire, killing the marshal.

The suspects were charged with the murder but the first one to stand trial was acquitted. Charges against the other suspects were then dropped.

Marshal Aulgur had served in law enforcement for 8 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 63
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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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 113th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged 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 29, 2013

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