Deputy Sheriff Terry Dyer

Deputy Sheriff Terry Dyer

Madison County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Tuesday, April 20, 2021

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Terry Dyer

Deputy Sheriff Terry Dyer suffered a fatal heart attack after responding to a domestic violence call at a local church two days earlier.

He collapsed while appearing in a General Sessions Court criminal case. He received immediate medical attention and was transported to Jackson General Hospital where he passed away.

Deputy Dyer was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Madison County Sheriff's Office for three years and had previously served with the Jackson Police Department for 30 years. He is survived by his two children.


  • Age 62
  • Tour 33 years
  • Badge 71-F
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Incident Date Sunday, April 18, 2021

domestic, emergency response

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Thank you Deputy Dyer, for your service to our country, our county, and to my family. While my dad was on this earth, he was proud to call you his friend and his brother in arms. Thank you for watching his back, and trusting him to watch yours. Til Valhalla deputy.

SPC Yarber, Ryan C
Combat Medic, U.S. Army

October 16, 2021

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