Type of Officer: Sheriff’s Deputy
Jurisdiction: Shawnee County
Death Date: 6/29/1998
Added to Memorial: 2000
Circumstances of Death: Heart Attack
Shawnee County Sheriff’s Deputy Greg Stubbs died of a heart attack while on duty shortly after eight o’clock the evening of June 29, 1998. Deputy Stubbs had taken part in the first of several drug raids earlier in his shift when he began to feel ill. He had driven to a local convenience store for a soft drink and pain reliever. He was discovered slumped over the wheel of his patrol car by civilian passersby, but their efforts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful. Deputy Stubbs was a ten-year veteran of the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Department and had worked a second job as the Chief of Police of Auburn, Kansas.