Deputy Marshal Charles Cecil Collins

Deputy Marshal Charles Cecil Collins

Chesapeake Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, January 27, 1957

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Charles Cecil Collins

Deputy Marshal Cecil Collins suffered a fatal heart attack while attempting to arrest a drunk driver.

The man resisted Marshal Collins' demands to submit to arrest and became engaged in an argument with him. Marshal Collins collapsed on the roadway and died.

The subject he was attempting to arrest was charged with drunk driving.

Marshal Collins was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII where he served as a military policeman. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

arrest, drunk driver

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To fully pay tribute to the heroes of today, we first need to remember those who came before them and who died in the line of duty for it is those heroes who were the standard bearers.Your heroism and service is honored today, the 62nd anniversary year 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
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

September 6, 2019

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