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Deputy Sheriff James Edward Throne | Kern County Sheriff's Department, California Kern County Sheriff's Department, California

Deputy Sheriff

James Edward Throne

Kern County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch: Friday, May 23, 2008

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 2 years, 6 months

Badge # 952

Cause: Automobile crash

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Deputy James Throne was killed when his patrol car collided with another patrol car as they were responding to back up deputies involved in a foot chase.

Deputy Throne was westbound on Blackburn Street while the other deputy was driving a marked car northbound on Weedpatch Highway. As the other deputy approached the intersection, Deputy Throne pulled into the intersection, where he was struck.

The other deputy suffered major injuries and is being treated at Kern Medical Center.

Deputy Throne was on the force for two and a half years and previously served with the Taft Police Department. He is survived by wife and three children.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
May 23, 2015


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