Sheriff Merlin Haves Koerner

Sheriff Merlin Haves Koerner

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch Monday, June 19, 1961

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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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 19, 2015

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