Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 27 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Officer's handgun
Officer Elmer Beers was fatally shot when he went to the scene of a domestic dispute involving a husband and wife. A struggle resulted and the man gained control of Officer Beers' service revolver and shot him and his wife. The suspect was taken into custody a short time later.
The suspect was determined to be insane and committed in a mental institution.
Officer Beers had been with the agency for 27 years. He is survived by his wife, son, and three daughters.