Detective Gerald A. Foote

Detective Gerald A. Foote

Johnson County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Saturday, April 3, 1971

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Gerald A. Foote

Detective Gerald Foote was killed in a two-car crash on I-35, near 119th Street, while conducting a homicide investigation with an Olathe Police Department officers.

He and the other officer had traveled to Kansas City, Missouri, to interview an informant in the case. They were returning to Johnson County when their vehicle left the roadway.

Detective Foote was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Johnson County Sheriff's Office for six years.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 957
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

vehicle crash

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Det. Foote,
On today, the 51st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow LEO;former Marine

United States Border Patrol

April 3, 2022

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