Patrolman Daniel Garrett

Patrolman Daniel Garrett

Chillicothe Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, October 14, 1926

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Daniel Garrett

Patrolman Garrett was shot and killed on East Main Street by one of two brothers he attempted to question about a robbery that had occurred the previous week.

The killer was convicted of Patrolman Garrett's murder and sentenced to death. He was executed on June 10, 1927. The other was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to life. He was one of 322 inmates who died in a fire at the Ohio Penitentiary on April 21, 1930. This was the worst fire in Ohio's history and in American prison history. He was one of five cop killers who died in the fire.

Patrolman Garrett was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 53
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender One executed in 1927; One died in prison

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 94th 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. Your department
reached out to my family as they lost Larry Cox the same year I lost my son. A special bond exits between Joy Cox and myself.
Your sacrifice was made so many years ago. Evil was, is, and will be a part of life just as goodness such as yours will also be present.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

October 14, 2010

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