Rural Police Officer Ellis A. Shields

Rural Police Officer Ellis A. Shields

Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, October 1, 1925

Ellis A. Shields

Rural Police Officer Ellis Shields was shot and killed near Chesnee by a man he attempted to arrest for assault and battery with intent to kill. Officer Shields managed to return fire, critically wounding the suspect.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Apprehended

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 85th 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 2, 2010

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