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Sergeant Don L. Byerley | Tulsa Police Department, Oklahoma Tulsa Police Department, Oklahoma


Don L. Byerley

Tulsa Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Monday, December 15, 1980

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 34

Tour: 11 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Incident Date: 10/12/1980

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Not available

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Sergeant Don Byerley succumbed to injuries sustained two months earlier when his police car was rear-ended by a drunk driver on I-244 while he and his partner conducted a traffic stop.

Sergeant Byerley had served with the Tulsa Police Department for 11 years.

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Don and I shared the patrol car, he was evenings shift and i was mid-nights. Don was a real policeman. He was more so a Christian who was a policeman. He is a hero and not forgotten.


Sgt bob mieir ret
Tulsa Police Dept
July 16, 2014


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