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Captain Elmer L. Dosier | Gallaway Police Department, Tennessee Gallaway Police Department, Tennessee


Elmer L. Dosier

Gallaway Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Friday, February 26, 1999

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Age: 51

Tour: 26 years

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Military veteran

Cause: Heart attack

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Captain Elmer Dosier suffered a fatal heart attack while in a foot chase with a suspect wanted on a drug violation.

Captain Dosier had served in law enforcement for 26 years. He is survived by his wife, seven children, and six grandchildren. Captain Dosier was a Vietnam War veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart and Bronze Star.

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My father Captain Elmer Dosier was a great man that not only served his community, but took on the challenge of step-children. He was ab amazing man and miss him very much! Love you dad! I know you are still watching over all of us! He is a father that was lost but a gaurdian angel that was gained. May God bless all of our law inforcement!

Megan Matthews
Megan Matthews Daughter
May 4, 2015


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