Deputy Sheriff Rudolph F. Howell

Deputy Sheriff Rudolph F. Howell

Ramsey County Sheriff's Department, North Dakota

End of Watch Monday, September 25, 1950

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Rudolph F. Howell

Deputy Howell died from injuries he received several days before while while chasing a suspect. Deputy Howell saw the suspect enter a motor vehicle and attempted to stop him. The suspect began to run with Deputy Howell in pursuit. During the chase Deputy Howell collapsed and hit his head on the pavement, fracturing his skull.
Deputy Howell had been with the agency for three years and was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Incident Date Wednesday, September 20, 1950

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 62nd 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.

Time never dimishes respect. Your memory will always be remembered and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

September 25, 2012

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