Deputy Sheriff Harry Merrill

Deputy Sheriff Harry Merrill

Bonneville County Sheriff's Office, Idaho

End of Watch Thursday, June 16, 1938

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Harry Merrill

Deputy Sheriff Harry Merrill drowned when his boat capsized on the Snake River near the Swan Valley Bridge.

He was searching for a drowning victim at the time of the accident.

Deputy Merrill was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Bonneville County Sheriff's Office for 18 months. He was survived by his wife and one child.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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Thank you for your service, both military and police, and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never be forgotten. Rest in peace sir.

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

June 16, 2020

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