Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 12/12/1961
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect: Shot and killed
Deputy Roger Bauman was shot and killed when he and his partner stopped a vehicle wanted in connection with an armed robbery.
As Deputy Bauman pointed his weapon at the car, the suspect opened fire, mortally wounding Deputy Bauman. The suspect was shot and killed in the return gunfire.
Deputy Bauman had been employed with the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department for one year.