Deputy Sheriff Eric Nicholson

Deputy Sheriff Eric Nicholson

Seminole County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Wednesday, January 10, 1945

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Eric Nicholson

Deputy Nicholson was shot and killed while walking a prisoner to jail. He had arrested the man outside of a theater on suspicion of check forgery. As the two walked to the jail the man produced a .38 caliber handgun and shot Deputy Nicholson twice.

The suspect was sentenced to death and later executed.

Deputy Nicholson was survived by his wife and children.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Executed

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 67th 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 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

January 10, 2012

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