Sergeant Brian Gaunt: Beaverton Police Mourn the Loss of one of its own
On Sunday, October 24, 2021, Sergeant Brian Gaunt of the Beaverton Police Department passed away unexpectedly from COVID related complications. Sergeant Gaunt was a 21-year-veteran of the Beaverton Police Department where he worked as patrol officer, detective and K9 handler. Sergeant Gaunt was promoted to sergeant in 2019 and was assigned to the Community Services Division at the time of his passing. Prior to being a police officer, Sergeant Gaunt served in the U.S Coast Guard. Sergeant Gaunt is survived by his wife and three children.
If you would like to honor Sergeant Brian Gaunt, the family asks you to consider one of the following ways:
- Drop off a new dog toy to the Beaverton Police Department lobby. The toys will be distributed to local law enforcement K9 units. Visit www.beavertonpolice.org for preferred K9 toys.
- Donate to Mark-9, a non-profit organization set up to assist handlers with the financial needs of medical care for their retired K9 partner. Sergeant Gaunt’s K9, Ike, is a recipient. Visit www.beavertonpolice.org to visit the Mark-9 donation page.