In Memoriam

Deputy Ken Collier

End of Watch: February 28, 2010

Deputy Collier lost his life in a collision while attempting to stop an intoxicated wrong-way driver on a local freeway.

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Deputy Patrick Steven Coyle

End of Watch: February 16, 1997

Deputy Coyle lost his life in the crash of a Sheriff’s helicopter.

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Deputy Theodore L. Beckmann Jr.

End of Watch: February 8, 1989

Deputy Beckmann was killed in a traffic collision when a vehicle crossed over into his lane in Fallbrook.

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Deputy Lonny Gene Brewer

End of Watch: December 5, 1987

Deputy Brewer was shot and killed while serving with the SWAT team at the scene of an armed barricaded suspect.

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Deputy Kelly Ann Bazer

End of Watch: January 13, 1986

Deputy Bazer was early in academy training when she was shot and killed during a robbery attempt on her way home.

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Deputy Donn G. Witt

End of Watch: September 25, 1983

Deputy Witt died from Hepatitis he contracted from a prisoner.

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Deputy Thomas A. Fay

End of Watch: May 17, 1919

Deputy Fay was shot and killed while intervening in a dispute.

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Deputy Will Ward

End of Watch: November 27, 1899

Deputy Ward died of wounds inflicted by a prisoner he was transporting to San Quentin.

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Deputy Andrew Kriss

End of Watch: May 25, 1864

Deputy was shot and killed by horse thieves. The suspects were never apprehended.

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