End of Watch: 01/03/2010
Agency: Grant County Sheriff’s Office
County: Grant County
On Sunday, January 3, 2010, Grant County Sheriff’s Deputy John Bernard was involved in a single vehicle collision while on patrol. He had just cleared a call when his vehicle left the roadway in a curve and rolled while traveling westbound on Road No. 5 NW at SR-283, about nine miles south of Ephrata.
Deputy Bernard served with the Grant County Sheriff’s Office for four years. He had previously served as a County Corrections Officer and with the Ephrata Police Department. He is survived by his wife and two sons, one of whom is also a Grant County Sheriff’s Deputy.