Chief of Police John F. Connor

Chief of Police John F. Connor

Uvalde Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, December 20, 1930

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John F. Connor

Chief John Connor was shot and killed after being attacked by a man and his three sons.

Chief Connor had arrested the man, and the family was seeking revenge. After beating him, the subject shot him with his own service revolver.

Four subjects were charged, but acquitted of his murder.

Chief Connor had served with the Uvalde Police Department for two years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Acquitted


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Your heroism and service is honored today, the eighty-first 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
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

December 20, 2011

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