Patrolman Albert Marsh Hall

Patrolman Albert Marsh Hall

St. Joseph Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Wednesday, October 26, 1921

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Albert Marsh Hall

Patrolman Albert Hall and Chief of Detectives Thomas Johnson were shot to death, and two other officers wounded, in a gun fight with a robbery suspect who had barricaded himself in his home.

Minutes later the suspect was smoked out of his house and shot and killed by police and service men who had joined them.

Patrolman Hall had served with the St. Joseph Police Department for seven months.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 7 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

barricade, robbery

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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 93rd 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 5, 2014

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