Special Deputy Sheriff Andrew McGinnis

Special Deputy Sheriff Andrew McGinnis

Muskogee County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Sunday, September 18, 1932

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Andrew McGinnis

Special Deputy Sheriff Andrew McGinnis and Deputy Sheriff Hurt Flippin, of the Rogers County Sheriff's Department, were shot and killed while attempting to arrest two men wanted for the murder of Deputy Sheriff Webster Reese of the Muskogee County Sheriff's Office and Officer Frank Edwards of the Tahiequah Police Department the previous day.

A shootout occurred and both deputies were shot. Deputy McGinnis was killed instantly and Deputy Flippin succumbed to his wounds the following day.

The two suspects were shot and killed by other members of the posse.

Special Deputy McGinnis had been sworn in the day he was killed. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 1 day
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 80th 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.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be remembered and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

September 18, 2012

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