Police Officer Ernest S. Evans

Police Officer Ernest S. Evans

Columbus Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Friday, October 25, 1935

Ernest S. Evans

Officer Evans was shot and killed after responding to a shooting call in a home on 27th Street. When he arrived at the scene he walked in on the suspect, who was attempting to clean up a murder scene. Before Officer Evans could react, the man produced a gun and fatally shot him. The suspect was arrested a short time later, convicted of both murders, and later executed.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed

Most Recent Reflection

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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 79th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged 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 officer Larry Lasater

January 4, 2014

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