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Constable L. M. Dyer | Jacksonville Police Department, Florida Jacksonville Police Department, Florida

Constable

L. M. Dyer

Jacksonville Police Department, Florida

End of Watch: Thursday, May 23, 1929

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 53

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 5/20/1929

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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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.

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Detective Jesse J. Barber
Jacksonville Police Department, Florida
End of Watch: Monday, May 20, 1929
Cause: Gunfire

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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.

R.I.P.
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United States Border Patrol
May 23, 2016

 

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