Corrections Officer Paul B. Beridon

Corrections Officer Paul B. Beridon

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California

End of Watch Thursday, September 11, 1997

Paul B. Beridon

Corrections Officer Paul Beridon and Corrections Officer Mylene Zalar were killed in a vehicle crash on California 108, between Oakdale and Jamestown, at approximately 3:45 am.

The officers were en route to the Sierra Conservation Center, in Jamestown, to conduct a prisoner transport when an oncoming vehicle crossed the center line and struck their department issued 1987 AMC Eagle station wagon head-on. Officer Beridon, who was driving, and Officer Zalar, who was sitting in the backseat, were both killed. A third officer in the front passenger seat suffered severe injuries but survived.

Bio

  • Age 51
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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