Constable Sam Linn

Constable Sam Linn

Graysville Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Wednesday, April 4, 1951

Sam Linn

Constable Sam Linn and Chief S.R. Howton were shot and killed while raiding an illegal gambling operation.

The suspect was convicted of both murders and executed on May 2, 1952.

Constable Linn is survived by his wife and nine children.

Bio

  • Age 61
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1952

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 61rst anniversary year 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 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 4, 2012

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