Deputy Sheriff Wayne Martin Bryant, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff Wayne Martin Bryant, Jr.

Pulaski County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

End of Watch Friday, March 18, 1988

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Wayne Martin Bryant, Jr.

Deputy Bryant was shot and killed while responding to a disturbance call. The suspect opened fire on Deputy Bryant and his partner as they approached the residence.

Despite being mortally wounded, Deputy Bryant was able to return fire and killed the suspect.

Deputy Bryant had served with the agency for 2 years. He was survived by his fiancee, parents, two sisters, and two brothers.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Deputy Bryant,

My thoughts and prayers are with your family today and always. We think of you often and miss you.

Pulaski County Sheriff's Office

March 19, 2018

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