Deputy Sheriff Walter Deal

Deputy Sheriff Walter Deal

Pike County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Monday, January 10, 1921

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Walter Deal

Deputy Walter Deal was shot and killed after arresting a man for disorderly conduct.

After taking the man's revolver, Deputy Deal told the man to go home. The man took a few steps, then turned and opened fire with another pistol he had concealed. Deputy Deal was fatally wounded by the shots.

The suspect was arrested and charged with his murder.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 89th 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

October 18, 2010

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