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Deputy Sheriff David H. Whittier | Orleans County Sheriff's Department, New York Orleans County Sheriff's Department, New York

Deputy Sheriff

David H. Whittier

Orleans County Sheriff's Department, New York

End of Watch: Friday, September 8, 1989

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: Not available

Badge # 144

Cause: Vehicular assault

Incident Date: 1/1/1989

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Sentenced to 6 months

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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.

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On this National Peace Officer's Memorial Day 2014 - the men & women of the Orleans County N.Y. Sheriff's Office honor the memory & sacrifice of Deputy Sheriff David H. Whittier.

Undersheriff Steve Smith
Orleans County, N.Y. Sheriff's Office
May 15, 2014

 

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