Patrolman Ross Darrow

Patrolman Ross Darrow

Tulsa County Highway Patrol, Oklahoma

End of Watch Thursday, August 29, 1929

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Ross Darrow

Patrolman Ross Darrow and Patrolman Abraham Bowline were shot and killed by an assailant attempting to flee the scene of an accident.

After being called to the scene of the accident, the officers saw two men attempting to flee. As they attempted to arrest them, the suspects opened fire on the officer. Patrolman Darrow was able to return fire, killing one suspect.

Patrolman Darrow had been employed with the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office for ten years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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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 84th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first 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 19, 2013

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