Investigator Dusty L. Wainscott

Investigator Dusty L. Wainscott

Grayson County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, September 8, 2021

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Dusty L. Wainscott

Investigator Dusty Wainscott collapsed and died after chasing and getting into a physical altercation with two suspects who fled on foot during a traffic stop near Park Place and McGee Street in Sherman.

Investigator Wainscott had served with the Grayson County Sheriff's Office for 16 years. He had also served with the Van Alstyne Police Department and Pottsboro Police Department. He is survived by his wife and parents.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge 29

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

foot pursuit, traffic stop

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Sheriff Brad Swain, along with the deputies & staff of MCSO, offer our heartfelt sympathy to your entire department and to the family of your fallen officer, Investigator Dusty Wainscott.
May the outpouring of support and encouragement you receive from agencies both near and far, provide you with peace and comfort at this difficult time

Liane Johnson, #53-66
Monroe County Sheriff's Office

November 17, 2021

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