Deputy honored

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A portrait of the gravely wounded Deputy Derek Geer has been placed in the lobby of the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office.


A portrait of gravely wounded Mesa County Sheriff’s Deputy Derek Geer along with a description of his lifesaving award has been placed on a table in the lobby of the Sheriff’s Office today.

Geer was shot multiple times Monday as he attempted to detain an armed 17-year-old boy along E Road.

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