Sheriff George Nichols Heiser

Sheriff George Nichols Heiser

Keith County Sheriff's Office, Nebraska

End of Watch Tuesday, May 1, 1923

George Nichols Heiser

Sheriff Heiser was shot and killed while attempting to arrest the suspect wanted for murdering Officer Albert Peterson, of the Scottsbluff Police Department, one week earlier. Four days later members of a posse shot and killed the suspect.

Sheriff Heiser had served with the agency for 5 years. He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 46
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Shot and killed

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 90th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. 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 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

May 6, 2013

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