Deputy Sheriff Bryan Marshall Berger

Deputy Sheriff Bryan Marshall Berger

Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch Monday, April 28, 2014

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Bryan Marshall Berger

Deputy Sheriff Bryan Berger suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in physical training at the Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

He was performing several exercises while warming up for officer survival exercises when he began to feel ill. An ambulance had been called to the academy but he suddenly collapsed as it arrived at the scene. He was transported to a local hospital but doctors were unable to revive him.

Deputy Berger had been sworn as a deputy for seven months, and had previously served as a dispatcher for the Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office for two years. He was survived by his wife and parents.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour 7 months
  • Badge 564

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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You’ve been on my mind a lot lately. You will never be forgotten. I hope one day my husband will be able to honor you by wearing your patch and will be able to carry out the service for the community you truly cared for and will be able to continue your selfless work.

Deputy Wife and friend Lindy Knapp
Virginia

February 4, 2019

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