Sergeant Don L. Byerley

Sergeant Don L. Byerley

Tulsa Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Monday, December 15, 1980

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Don L. Byerley

Sergeant Don Byerley succumbed to injuries sustained two months earlier when his police car was rear-ended by a drunk driver on I-244 while he and his partner conducted a traffic stop.

Sergeant Byerley had served with the Tulsa Police Department for 11 years.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Sunday, October 12, 1980
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

traffic stop

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Thank you for your dedicated service to the citizens of your city and your community, especially to your church. May your soul forever rest peacefully in Heaven. You will never ever ever be forgotten.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired.
New York State Police - Troop D

July 2, 2020

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