Deputy Sheriff Michael Danny Laws

Deputy Sheriff Michael Danny Laws

Chester County Sheriff's Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, October 1, 1980

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Michael Danny Laws

Deputy Laws was killed in a collision off of Route 1 around 10:45 p.m. His cruiser struck the side of a pulpwood lumber truck at an intersection near the U.S. 321 bypass, turning the truck over and causing both vehicles to catch fire.

Deputy Laws had served with the Chester County Sheriff's Department for 4 months. He was survived by his wife, two daughters, and son.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 4 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 30th 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

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

October 2, 2010

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