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Sheriff Roger David Coursey | Hinsdale County Sheriff's Office, Colorado Hinsdale County Sheriff's Office, Colorado


Roger David Coursey

Hinsdale County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch: Friday, November 18, 1994

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 44

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .44 caliber

Offender: Committed suicide

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Sheriff Coursey was shot and killed while he and the Undersheriff made a high risk traffic stop of a vehicle that was believed to have been used in a bank robbery in another county. The suspects opened fire on the two officers, killing Sheriff Coursey. The two suspects, a man and woman, remained at large for several months until their bodies were found in a sleeping bag underneath a tree. Both had committed suicide with the same weapon used to murder Sheriff Coursey.

Sheriff Coursey is survived by his wife, two sons, and daughter.

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Hello Roger,

Toby, Delta Academy, Fall 1991.
You were my mentor, my hero, my teacher. You had a great sense of humor. You were fast, smart and handsome. You were a good family man. I think about you a lot. I hope that wherever you are, you are well and doing good work. We could use you and a lot of people like you back here in Colorado and evil knows no holiday. A big hug to you old friend. Until we meet again.

Toby LNU
June 25, 2017


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