Reserve Officer Gerald H. Erickson

Reserve Officer Gerald H. Erickson

Hillsboro Police Department, Oregon

End of Watch Thursday, February 28, 1980

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Gerald H. Erickson

Reserve Officer Gerald Erickson suffered a fatal heart attack while assisting the Washington County Sheriff's Department search for an armed robbery suspect.

Officer Erickson and his canine partner, Nero, were tracking the suspect when Officer Erickson collapsed.

Officer Erickson had served with the Hillsboro Police Department for four years.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

robbery, k9 track

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Officer Erickson,
On today, 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Hillsboro. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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February 28, 2020

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