Chief of Police C. M. Fly

Chief of Police C. M. Fly

Commerce Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Sunday, April 27, 1924

C. M. Fly

Chief Fly was accidentally shot and killed during a raid on a gambling house at 0200 hours. As the officers attempted to break down the locked door it came off of its hinges and the officers threw it onto one of the dice tables. One of the suspects in the room threw the table at the officers and it struck one of the officers drawn guns, which discharged. The round struck and fatally wounded Chief Fly.

Chief Fly was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 56
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 86th 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 murderedtirs 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 Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

April 27, 2010

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