Deputy Sheriff Charles M. Webb

Deputy Sheriff Charles M. Webb

Tipton County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Thursday, October 17, 1907

Charles M. Webb

Deputy Webb was shot and killed as he and another deputy attempted to serve a writ of lunacy on a suspect who had escaped from the state asylum the previous year.

As the deputies approached the man's farm the man fled into his bedroom, where he had hidden a double-barrel shotgun. Deputy Webb's partner was able to force the door open, but was immediately shot in the shoulder and disabled. The suspect then fired the second shot at Deputy Webb, striking him in the shoulder and chest as he stood on the stairs.

Deputy Webb was able to walk to the front yard, where he collapsed and died.

Deputy Webb was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 103rd 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

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

October 17, 2010

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