Constable L. M. Dyer

Constable L. M. Dyer

Jacksonville Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, May 23, 1929

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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.

Bio

  • 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 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Jacksonville.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

May 23, 2019

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