Deputy Sheriff John Myers

Deputy Sheriff John Myers

Gunnison County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch Tuesday, April 24, 1894

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John Myers

Deputy Myers was shot and killed as he attempted to serve a warrant on a man in Doyleville. The fled into his home and opened fire on the deputy with a rifle, mortally wounding him. The suspect fled the area but was later shot and killed by the county sheriff.

Deputy Myers had served with the agency for only 1 month. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 1 month
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in Peace, Deputy Myers. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 26, 2012

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