Sheriff Robert C. Watson

Sheriff Robert C. Watson

Larimer County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch Friday, January 5, 1979

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Robert C. Watson

Sheriff Watson sufferd a fatal heart attack while interrogating a homicide suspect.


  • Age 59
  • Tour 28 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Bob Watson was the Sheriff of Larimer County who hired me in 1973 beginning a career lasting 40 years. I was working the jail the day he died of a heart attack while interrogating the Mata murder suspect. We lost a great leader who had dedicated his life to the criminal justice system.

Linda Wheeler-Holloway, Consultant

April 13, 2016

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