Officer George G. Gresham

Officer George G. Gresham

Fort Worth Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, April 9, 1920

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George G. Gresham

Officer George Gresham was shot and killed by a suspect in a case of revenge. The suspect had been chased out of the neighborhood the previous night after firing shots. As Officer Gresham was on patrol he spotted the man crouching behind a pole.

When he shined his flashlight on the man the suspect opened fire, fatally wounding him.

Officer Gresham was survived by his wife and three daughters.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 16

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 92nd 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 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 Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 9, 2012

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