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Undersheriff Robert Squires | Orange County Sheriff's Department, California Orange County Sheriff's Department, California

Undersheriff

Robert Squires

Orange County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch: Monday, December 16, 1912

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 44

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Shot and killed

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Undersheriff Robert Squires was shot and killed while leading a posse of men in an attempt to arrest a rapist. During the shootout Undersheriff Squires emptied his revolver at the suspect before being struck six times by the suspect's rifle fire.

The suspect was also shot and killed.

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RIP my brother. Your service will never be forgotten, especially on the 100th anniversary of your death. You helped to form the foundation for the Department that I have given almost 30 years. Rest assured, your memory is and always will stand the test of time with all members of the Orange County Sheriffs Department! Thank you for your service and bravery!

Lt. John Meyer
Orange County Sheriff
December 15, 2012

 

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