Chief of Police Randall Scott Gibson

Chief of Police Randall Scott Gibson

Kalama Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Randall Scott Gibson

Chief of Police Randy Gibson died after going into respiratory distress while performing a high-stress arrest.

He began to fall ill following the arrest and drove himself to a local hospital where he was treated. He was discharged at his own request and returned home, where he passed away a short time later.

Chief Gibson was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He had served with the Kalama Police Department for six years and had previously served with the Greene County Sheriff's Office, Missouri, for 20 years. He is survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 59
  • Tour 26 years
  • Badge 7A1
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

arrest

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Never forgotten. Always honored. Always missed.

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Randall died in the line of duty.

To the Gibson family, fellow officers, and all who call Randall beloved , my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Chief Gibson gave to his community and the citizens of Washington , and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on January 10, 2017.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

September 20, 2018

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