Constable Thomas Morris Ulsh

Constable Thomas Morris Ulsh

Pennsylvania State Constable - Perry County, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, September 1, 1921

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Thomas Morris Ulsh

Constable Thomas Ulsh was shot and killed as he and a member of the Pennsylvania State Police attempted to serve a warrant on a man in Juniata County.

The officers located the man at his home at approximately 9:00 pm. After being admitted into the home Constable Ulsh read the warrant. The man's wife became combative and attempted to prevent the officers from arresting her husband. As the officers attempted to arrest her as well the husband knocked the revolver from the State Police officer's hand and turned off the lights.

The suspects then opened fire on the officers, seriously wounding the officer and fatally wounding Constable Ulsh.

The man was arrested and charged with murder. He was convicted of murder but received a new trial.


  • Age 44
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • 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 92nd 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

April 28, 2013

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