Deputy Sheriff Loren J. Veley

Deputy Sheriff Loren J. Veley

Schoharie County Sheriff's Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, September 8, 1912

Loren J. Veley

Deputy Veley was shot and killed after responding to the sounds of an explosion. He was on patrol when he heard the explosion and discovered that several men had bombed the safe at the post office. As he investigated the scene he was shot in the abdomen. He was able to walk to a local doctor's office but succumbed to the wound the following day. One suspect was apprehended.

Deputy Veley was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 59
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, September 7, 1912
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 98th 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

September 8, 2010

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