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Deputy Sheriff Ezra Stanley | Orange County Sheriff's Department, California Orange County Sheriff's Department, California

Deputy Sheriff

Ezra Stanley

Orange County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch: Tuesday, November 19, 1940

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 50

Tour: 9 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Charged with homicide

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Deputy Sheriff Ezra Stanley was burned to death in an automobile accident when his patrol car was struck from behind and burst into flames.

He was patrolling the Pacific Coast Highway between Sunset Beach and Huntington Beach at the time of the crash.

Another deputy riding with him at the time was injured and hospitalized, but recovered from his injuries.

The driver of the car that struck him was charged with negligent homicide and drunk driving.

Deputy Stanley had served with the Orange County Sheriff's Department for six years and had previously served as a constable in Fullerton Township for three years.

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Rest In Peace Brother. You are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA
November 19, 2017


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