Deputy Sheriff Robert L. Talburt

Deputy Sheriff Robert L. Talburt

Washington County Sheriff's Office, Oregon

End of Watch Friday, December 14, 1984

Robert L. Talburt

Deputy Robert Talburt was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a burglary call. Deputy Talburt's patrol car hit a piece of mud in the road left over from a construction crew. Deputy Talburt lost control of the vehicle and stuck a telephone pole.

A civilian came across the accident and radioed the incident in on Deputy Talburt's radio.

The burglary call was unfounded.

Bio

  • Age Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Bob Talburt was my brother in-law. I will forever remember that dark morning when we were notified. His memorial was so touching, with so many law enforcement agencies honoring him. He would be so proud of his 6-year old daughter at the time, who is now a Veteranarian with a beautiful daughter. I will miss his sense of humor, but look forward to Heaven when we will all be together again.

Melissa Olds
SisterIn-law - and worked for WA Co Sheriff's Office

October 16, 2012

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