Conservation Officer Jon Christopher Draper

Conservation Officer Jon Christopher Draper

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, Utah

End of Watch Sunday, January 25, 2004

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Jon Christopher Draper

Officer Jon Draper was killed after suffering a medical emergency and falling into a canyon while investigating illegal game poisoning and trap lines in the area of Straight Canyon, Utah.

Backup officers were sent to locate him after he failed to respond to radio calls. His body was found at the bottom of the canyon the following day.

Officer Draper had served with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources for 3 years. He is survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 1A78

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness

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Thank you for your service my brother. May the good Lord hold you in his hands, and watch over your loving family.

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