Police Officer Merrill Bruguier

Police Officer Merrill Bruguier

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Police Department, Tribal Police

End of Watch Saturday, October 9, 2010

Merrill Bruguier

Police Officer Merrill Bruguier was killed in a single vehicle crash at the intersection of S.D. Highway 63 and U.S. Highway 212 at approximately 4:00 am.

He was traveling from Cherry Creek to Eagle Butte at the time of the crash.

Officer Bruguier was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Police Department for 14 years. He is survived by his wife and 9-year-old son.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge 24-7UNION
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location South Dakota

Most Recent Reflection

View all 118 Reflections

I really miss you dad. It hurts still to think of you when you’re gone and has been 7 years since you left me and mom. I cry at night wishing for you to come back home to see you getting ready for work. I try my hardest not to cry when I feel lonely for you. You’re my hero dad and always will be. I always looked up to you and still do. I wanna be in your footsetps to be the second you. I wanna do everything you did while you were on duty. I really do miss you dad, I love you and hope you’re enjoyjng life up in heaven. R.I.P Dad 24-7Union


January 13, 2018

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.