Reserve Deputy Arlyn Lee Gort

Reserve Deputy Arlyn Lee Gort

Ottawa County Sheriff's Department, Michigan

End of Watch Tuesday, August 22, 1989

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Arlyn Lee Gort

Reserve Deputy Arlyn Gort was struck and killed by the driver of a vehicle while he was directing traffic at the scene of an accident.

The driver that struck him was looking at the accident and claimed not to have seen the deputy.

Deputy Gort was survived by his wife, five children, and 11 grandchildren.


  • Age 52
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 202

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 22, 2020

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