Deputy Sheriff John Harold Hollomon

Deputy Sheriff John Harold Hollomon

Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, December 15, 1998

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John Harold Hollomon

Deputy Hollomon was killed after his cruiser struck a tractor trailer in an intersection. He was responding to assist an officer on a call involving drugs and firearms. He was trapped in the vehicle for several minutes after the crash, which occurred at 23:00 hours, before being freed by rescue personnel. He was airlifted to a local hospital where he died approximately three hours later from massive head injuries. He is survived by his father, a lieutenant with the sheriff's office.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Monday, December 14, 1998

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The Sheriffs of Florida and their deputies will never forget the sacrifice you and your family made to uphold our laws and protect society.

Your name has been inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs and the National Law Enforcement Memorial and in our hearts. May you forever rest in peace.

A scripture inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs Law Enforcement Memorial:

"Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they shall be called the children
of God." Matthew 5:9

Executive Director Steve Casey
Florida Sheriffs Association

August 20, 2016

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