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Sergeant John Wayne DeLashmit | Covington Police Department, Tennessee Covington Police Department, Tennessee

Sergeant

John Wayne DeLashmit

Covington Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Monday, November 4, 1991

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 48

Tour: 23 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

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Sergeant John DeLashmit suffered a fatal heart attack while jogging at the track as part of training for the department's Tactical Unit.

He had just finished a firearms portion of the training and had started jogging when he collapsed.

Sergeant DeLashmit had served with the Covington Police Department for 23 years. He was survived by his wife.

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Sgt. DeLashmit,
Sir, it has taken over 24 years but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Covington. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
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United States Border Patrol
April 7, 2016

 

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