June 19, 2019

Brighton Post Office holds dedication ceremony for fallen Detective Heath McDonald Gumm

Former Congressman Michael Coffman to attend


A dedication ceremony to be held at the Brighton Armory to honor Heath McDonald Gumm.


Former Congressman Michael Coffman
Adams County Chief of Patrol Mark Toth
Postal Inspector in Charge Bill Hedrick
Brighton Postmaster Josh Sprong
USPS Colorado/Wyoming District Manager Kevin Romero


Friday, June 21, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.


Brighton Armory
300 Strong Street
Brighton, CO 80601


On December 21, 2018, Public Law No: 115-360 designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 90 North 4th Avenue in Brighton, Colorado, as the “Detective Heath McDonald Gumm, Post Office Building.”

On Wednesday, January 24, 2018, Adams County Deputy Heath McDonald Gumm was killed while responding to a disturbance call in the Thornton, Colo. area. He was awarded the “Distinguished Service Medal” by Adams County Sheriff’s Department in 2017 and was posthumously promoted to rank of detective. He left behind a wife and family.

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