Login | About Us | Contact Us | Search Connect With ODMP Facebook Twitter
ODMP Remembers...

Private Elmer Ray Pyle | Oregon State Police, Oregon Oregon State Police, Oregon


Elmer Ray Pyle

Oregon State Police, Oregon

End of Watch: Wednesday, August 17, 1938

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 6 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 11/7/1937

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Shot and killed

· Leave a Reflection
· Add to My Heroes
· Update this memorial

Share this memorial:
Email to a Friend

Private Pyle was shot after responding, to a call that a chicken farmer had murdered a man. As Private Pyle and his partner walked towards the suspect the suspect pulled a shotgun from the trunk of his vehicle and shot Private Pyle. His partner was able to return fire, killing the suspect. Private Pyle died seven months later from his wounds.
Private Pyle had been with the agency for six years.

Leave a Reflection · Update Memorial

View all 4 Reflections

Most Recent Reflection

Rest in peace.

Sgt. Jim Russo
August 17, 2016


Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now:

(will show below Reflection)
(will show below Reflection)
(e-mail remains private)
Remember my rank, agency and email address
I have read and agree to the Reflections Terms of Use
(revised 5/31/2012)
All 2017 Deaths