We regret to inform you of the line of duty death of Pierce County Deputy Cooper Dyson, on December 21, 2019. Deputy Dyson was killed in a collision rushing to aid his fellow deputies, who were being assaulted by a domestic violence suspect who was reportedly trying to access a firearm. Deputy Dyson was 25 years old and had served with the Sheriff’s Department since 2018. He was married, with a 2 year old child and his wife is pregnant with their second child.
Sheriff Paul Pastor: “This is a tremendously sad loss. Out Deputy was responding to help other Deputies in a dangerous domestic violence situation. It is another hard reminder of the dangers and difficulties our Deputies face.”