Deputy Sheriff Daniel Browne-Sanchez

Deputy Sheriff Daniel Browne-Sanchez

Hawaii Department of Public Safety - Sheriff Division, Hawaii

End of Watch Saturday, February 10, 2007

Daniel Browne-Sanchez

Deputy Daniel Browne-Sanchez was shot and killed while attempting to take action against an armed robbery assailant while off duty.

The robber had entered a local restaurant, fired several shots into the ceiling and wall, and ordered all of the employees into a lounge area.

Deputy Browne-Sanchez, who was unarmed, attempted to subdue the subject but was shot multiple times. Other employees then attacked the man and held him until responding officers arrived. The masked killer was wearing a military flak jacket under his coat.

On November 6, 2007, the suspect was convicted of Deputy Browne-Sanchez's murder, kidnapping, illegal firearms possession, and possession of a silencer.

Deputy Browne-Sanchez had served with the Hawaii Department of Public Safety - Sheriff's Division, for 5 years. He is survived by his mother.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 653

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .22 caliber
  • Offender Convicted of murder

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I WAS IN THE SAME SHERIFF'S ACADEMY CLASS WITH DANNY. I REMEMBER HIM AS ONE OF THE YOUNGEST DEPUTIES IN OUR CLASS. I WAS SO SAD TO HERE OF HIS PASSING. I WAS NOT SURPRISED THAT HE WOULD RISK HIS LIFE FOR OTHERS, REST IN PEACE BROTHER.

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DEPT. OF DEFENSE POLICE - NAVY

November 23, 2017

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