Tyler Berry

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Service Record

Agency Bedford New Hampshire Police Department
Rank Officer
Dates of Service Hired in 2016.[1]
Salary $53,550 (2017)[2]
Last Known Status Separated
Agency Londonderry New Hampshire Police Department
Rank Officer
Dates of Service January 2018[3] - May 2019[4]
Salary $72,418 (2018)[5]
Last Known Status Resigned[4]

Commendations

2018 Letter of Recognition

In December 2018, Berry received a Letter of Recognition from the Londonderry Police Department.[6]

Incident Reports

2019 Death of Sierra Croteau

On April 5, 2019, Berry was off-duty and attempting to pass vehicles by weaving in and out of oncoming traffic.[4] Berry struck Croteau's vehicle head-on, killing her.[7]

Response Timeline

On April 5, 2019, Berry was arrested and charged with felony aggravated driving while intoxicated. Berry refused to provide a blood sample that was authorized by a search warrant.[8]

In April 2019, Berry pleaded not guilty.[9]

In May 2019, Berry resigned.[4]

On August 19, 2019, prosecutors dropped the earlier DWI charge and re-charged Berry with felony manslaughter, felony and misdemeanor negligent homicide, felony reckless conduct, felony falsifying physical evidence, and felony criminal mischief.[9][8]

In early 2020, Croteau's family filed a civil lawsuit against Berry and two bars that served him alcohol.[8]

In March 2022, Berry pleaded guilty to manslaughter and falsifying physical evidence.[4]

On May 6, 2022, Berry was sentenced to 10-20 years in prison.[7]

LEO Ratings

Training and Tactics rating: neutral
Protect & Serve rating: neutral
Individual Rights rating: neutral
Accountability and Integrity rating: neutral
Off Duty rating: bad
Ratings Definitions

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