Jailer Gustav A. Kaiser

Jailer Gustav A. Kaiser

Dade County Sheriff's Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, August 17, 1895

Gustav A. Kaiser

Jailer Kaiser was shot and killed when an angry mob stormed the County Jail in Juno. The mob stormed the jail to lynch the suspect in the murder of Deputy Rhett McGregor five days earlier.

Jailer Kaiser had only been with the agency for one month.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 1 month
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Lynched by mob

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The Sheriffs of Florida and their deputies will never forget the sacrifice you and your family made to uphold our laws and protect society.

Your name has been inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs and the National Law Enforcement Memorial and in our hearts. May you forever rest in peace.

A scripture inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs Law Enforcement Memorial:

"Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they shall be called the children
of God." Matthew 5:9

Executive Director Steve Casey
Florida Sheriffs Association

August 27, 2016

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