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Remembering Deputy Sheriff Heath Gumm | Give Blue | $14,536.29 Donated

by Kelleigh Lamb February 06, 2018

Deputy Sheriff Shot and Killed in Colorado

"It seems like again and again it's the good guys — the best — are the ones that go down." - Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper It is with heavy hearts that we mourn the loss of Deputy Sheriff Heath Gumm, shot and killed last night during a foot chase in Colorado. Participate in the fundraiser:

Posted by Thin Blue Line USA on Thursday, January 25, 2018

Deputy Sheriff Heath Gumm was shot and killed during a foot chase on January 24, 2018.

Deputy Gumm was 32 years old and is survived by his wife and family. He served with the Adams County Sheriff's Office for four years.

This tragic event marked the second loss in Colorado's law enforcement in just one month. When the Give Blue Fundraiser began, the state of Colorado came together again to offer their support for the family of our fallen hero, Deputy Gumm. 

"We don't know how we are going to make it through today, tomorrow or next week," Jim Gumm, Heath's father, said during the funeral, "but looking around this room, I can tell that we have massive amounts of support." - 9News

A total donation of $14,536.29 was donated to the Colorado Police Officers Foundation to directly benefit the family. The donation will continue the dedicated service Deputy Gumm displayed to his community. His sacrifice will never be forgotten.

God bless you, Heath Gumm. May you rest in peace.

To read more about Thin Blue Line USA's efforts to support our nation's fallen officers, please click here.

Kelleigh Lamb
Kelleigh Lamb


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