Sheriff Merlin Haves Koerner

Sheriff Merlin Haves Koerner

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch Monday, June 19, 1961

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Merlin Haves Koerner

Sheriff Koerner was killed in an accident while en route to serve a search warrant. His vehicle struck a cattle truck at the intersection of Highway 287 and Highway 40.
Sheriff Koerner had been sheriff for 29 years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 29 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Thank you for your service and know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

June 19, 2020

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