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Forest Service Mourns Loss Of Law Enforcement Officer


Last updated 3/14/2014 at 5:12am

The U.S. Forest Service is mourning the loss of Jason Crisp, a 38-year-old law enforcement officer on the Grandfather Ranger District, Pisgah National Forest. Crisp is survived by his wife and two children.

“This is a tragic loss for our Forest Service family,” said Special Agent in Charge Steve Ruppert. “Our thoughts are with Jason’s wife and their two sons. Words cannot express our sadness.”

Crisp and his K-9 partner Maros were killed in the line of duty Wednesday in Burke County. Crisp, who began his career on the Grandfather Ranger District as a timber marker, graduated f...

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