Deputy Sheriff Rudolph A. Fischer

Deputy Sheriff Rudolph A. Fischer

Dakota County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota

End of Watch Friday, August 5, 1932

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Rudolph A. Fischer

Deputy Fischer was shot and killed when two prisoners he and another deputy had arrested attacked them. The deputies had arrested the two for breaking into a golf shop. As they led the two into the jail one of the suspects gained control of the other deputy's gun and shot Deputy Fischer. The two fled and were both eventually apprehended. Both were sentenced to life for Deputy Fischer's murder.
Deputy Fischer was survived by his wife and three young daughters.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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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 81rst 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

January 31, 2013

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