Deputy Sheriff Jake Guns

Deputy Sheriff Jake Guns

Yakima County Sheriff's Office, Washington

End of Watch Saturday, September 20, 1947

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Jake Guns

Deputy Sheriff Jake Guns was killed in an automobile crash at the intersection of Broadway and Washington Avenue in Yakima.

Deputy Guns was on his way to the local hospital to pick up a man for questioning. The subject had been wounded in an earlier knife fight. Deputy Guns' department vehicle collided with another vehicle.

Deputy Guns served with the Yakima County Sheriff's Office. He was survived by his wife, daughter, brother, and sister.


  • Age 57
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

automobile accident, routine driving

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Deputy Sheriff Guns,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Yakima County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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September 20, 2022

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