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 while en route to the local hospital to pick up a man for questioning.

The subject had been wounded in an earlier knife fight.

The crash occurred at the intersection of Broadway and Washington Avenue in the city of Yakima. Deputy Guns' department vehicle collided with another vehicle.

Deputy Guns was survived by his wife, daughter, brother, and sister.


  • Age 57
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

routine driving

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Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 20, 2020

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