Deputy Sheriff Edward Henry Foley

Deputy Sheriff Edward Henry Foley

Sherburne County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota

End of Watch Sunday, September 28, 1919

Edward Henry Foley

Deputy Sheriff Edward Foley was shot and killed while attempting to stop a car at a roadblock.

The officers were waiting for a group of suspects in a Studebaker. The suspects instead pulled up in another car that they had just stolen. When the deputies motioned to them to stop one of the occupants shot Deputy Foley in the chest, killing him. The suspects fled and were never apprehended.

Deputy Foley had served with the Sherburne County Sheriff's Office for ten years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 36
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never apprehended

stolen vehicle

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 90th 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

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September 28, 2009

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