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Police Officer Joshua Yazzie | United States Department of the Interior - Bureau of Indian Affairs - Division of Law Enforcement, U.S. Government United States Department of the Interior - Bureau of Indian Affairs - Division of Law Enforcement, U.S. Government

Police Officer

Joshua Yazzie

United States Department of the Interior - Bureau of Indian Affairs - Division of Law Enforcement, U.S. Government

End of Watch: Monday, June 7, 2010

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: Not available

Badge # 9BRAVO9

Cause: Automobile accident

Location: Utah

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Police Officer Joshua Yazzie was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a call in Uintah County, Utah.

Officer Yazzie was driving near the Bottle Hollow Reservoir on the Ute Indian Reservation. He was responding to assist an ambulance crew that was treating an intoxicated person who was behaving violently. While en route, Officer Yazzie lost control of his patrol car, causing it to roll off a 200-foot embankment. He was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene.

Officer Yazzie is survived by his wife and two children.

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6 years today brother. Still to this day you will never know the impact you had on people. Miss ya bro and untill we meet again, Rest Easy.

Patrolman Robert D. Ashcraft #825
Bureau of Indian Affairs
June 7, 2016

 

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