Jailer Gustav A. Kaiser

Jailer Gustav A. Kaiser

Dade County Sheriff's Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, August 17, 1895

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Gustav A. Kaiser

Jailer Gustav 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.

The jail was located northeast of the modern-day intersection of Route 1 and PGA Boulevard.

Jailer Kaiser had only served with the Dade County Sheriff's Office for one month.


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

Incident Details

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

civil unrest

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On today, the 125th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Dade County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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August 17, 2020

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