Constable L. M. Dyer

Constable L. M. Dyer

Jacksonville Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, May 23, 1929

L. M. Dyer

Constable Dyer and Detective Jesse Barber were shot and killed when they responded to a disturbance at a local barber shop. As they entered the shop the suspect opened fire from inside, striking both officers. Detective Barber died at the scene. Constable Dyer was transported to a local hospital where he died three days later. The suspect was shot and killed by a third officer.

Constable Dyer was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 53
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, May 20, 1929
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Constable Dyer,
On today, the 87th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your fellow officer for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Jacksonville.


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May 23, 2016

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