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Chief Deputy Paul Mankin

Vigo County Sheriff's Office, Indiana

End of Watch Thursday, July 16, 1936

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Reflections for Chief Deputy Paul Mankin

Condolences to his family and his friends

Carson loveless

March 26, 2024

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 16, 2020

Rest in Peace, Chief Deputy Mankin. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 6, 2013

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 77th 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 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater

January 10, 2013

Chief Deputy Mankin,
On today, th 71st anniversary of your murder, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Vigo County. It took another two years, but one of your murderers finally got the justice that he deserved.



July 16, 2007

I take great pride in honoring you and your memory; not only as an excellent lawman but also as a good father. Your son, Jack, who became an outstanding officer of the Court of the State of IN, became my step-father in 1969. I then became Chief Deputy, badge #81-2 in 1978, serving with the Union Co.,IN Dept. Thank you sir, the name Mankin has served the state on IN. with honor for a large part of the 20th Century.

Former Chief Deputy Jerry M. Brinkman
Union Co. IN Sheriffs Dept 81-2, and step son to Jack Mankin,SON of Pa

March 6, 2007

Rest in Peace Brother

Deputy Bennett
Henry County Sheriff's Dept. (Indiana)

July 16, 2006

Deputy Mankin,

I salute you for your service, you are a true warrior and hero! Thanks to the Officer Down Memorial Page, you will never be forgotten. God Bless You.

D/Lt. Tim A. Gossett
Vigo County Sheriff's Department

July 6, 2006

Rest in peace.

Deputy Jason Lovins
Franklin Co. (IN) Sheriff's Dep't

July 17, 2005

Rest in peace.

Deputy Jason Lovins
Franklin Co. (IN) Sheriff's Dep't

July 17, 2005

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