Deputy Sheriff David H. Whittier

Deputy Sheriff David H. Whittier

Orleans County Sheriff's Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, September 8, 1989

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David H. Whittier

Deputy Whittier succumbed to injuries sustained 9 months earlier when he was struck by a drunk driver. He was pinned in between an abandoned vehicle and the suspect's vehicle. The drunk driver was sentenced to 6 months in jail and 5 years probation.

Deputy Whittier was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 144

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Sunday, January 1, 1989
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Sentenced to 6 months

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Its almost been 30yrs since we laid you to rest, there's not a day goes by that I don't think about you . I can only hope that we have made you proud in the lives we lead cause you made us very proud the way you lead yours. May you rest in peace til we meet again.

Thad Whittier

May 15, 2019

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