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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Deputy Sheriff Laws,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chester County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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October 1, 2020

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