Deputy Sheriff Dean Chapman

Deputy Sheriff Dean Chapman

Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Friday, December 31, 1954

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Dean Chapman

Deputy Dean Chapman was struck and killed by a vehicle while directing traffic at the scene of an accident on Highway 79, seven miles east of Jacksonville.

Another vehicle lost control, skidded on wet pavement, and struck Deputy Chapman while talking with the driver of another vehicle involved in another accident.

Deputy Chapman had served with the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office for two months. He was survived by his wife, brother, and sister.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

accident scene, directing traffic, weather

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 58th 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.

Time never diminishes respect and your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 3, 2012

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