Captain Irl Wilkenson Rigney

Captain Irl Wilkenson Rigney

Borger Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, November 30, 1926

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Irl Wilkenson Rigney

Captain Rigney was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a murder suspect. He was on his nightly rounds when he recognized the suspect. During the arrest attempt both Captain Rigney and the suspect were shot and killed.

Captain Rigney had been with the agency for 20 years and was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 20 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 85th 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

November 30, 2011

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