Deputy Sheriff David H. Whittier

Deputy Sheriff David H. Whittier

Orleans County Sheriff's Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, September 8, 1989

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.

Bio

  • 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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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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