Deputy Sheriff James M. Pollock, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff James M. Pollock, Jr.

Houghton County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

End of Watch Tuesday, October 7, 1913

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James M. Pollock, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff James Pollock was shot and killed by striking miners at the Isle Royale Mine, near Houhgton.

He was shot in the back of the head by one of the miners and then beaten by a group of men after falling to the ground.

Several men were arrested in connection with his murder.

Deputy Pollock was survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Not available

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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 100th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

November 3, 2013

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