Deputy Sheriff Brian Scott Etheridge

Deputy Sheriff Brian Scott Etheridge

Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Monday, September 28, 2009

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Brian Scott Etheridge

Deputy Sheriff Brian Etheridge was shot and killed after responding to a false report of a larceny.

Deputy Etheridge was shot twice from ambush after arriving at a house at 3636 South Rock Road where the larceny was reported. He was transported to Wesley Medical Center and underwent surgery, but he succumbed to his wounds.

The suspect, a 27-year-old male, was spotted in a field about a quarter-mile from the shooting and was fatally wounded as he exchanged gunfire with law enforcement officers.

Deputy Etheridge had served with the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office for 18 months. He is survived by his wife and daughter. He is buried in the Resthaven Gardens of Memories, in Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas.

Bio

  • Age 26
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

ambush

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Deputy Sheriff Etheridge,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Sedgewick County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

September 28, 2019

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