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Reserve Deputy Sheriff Charles J. Banning | Kern County Sheriff's Department, California Kern County Sheriff's Department, California

Reserve Deputy Sheriff

Charles J. Banning

Kern County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch: Wednesday, October 23, 1974

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Drowned

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Reserve Deputy Charles Banning drowned attempting to recover a vehicle from a canal. He had recovered a body from the submerged vehicle and returned to the car to attach a tow hook. After surfacing an called to those on the bank to retrieve the car he suddenly went under again and failed to surface.

Two detectives immediately dove into the canal but could not locate him. His body was pulled from the canal by a special deputy a short time later.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 35th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

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Phyllis Loya

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October 23, 2009

 

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