Deputy Sheriff Lawrence Wilhelm Canfield

Deputy Sheriff Lawrence Wilhelm Canfield

Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Lawrence Wilhelm Canfield

Deputy Sheriff Lawrence Canfield was killed in a motorcycle crash on Coloma Road, near Chase Drive, in Rancho Cordova.

He was traveling eastbound with lights and siren activated, attempting to overtake a speeder, when a vehicle turned left in front him.

He was transported to Mercy San Juan Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

Deputy Canfield had served with the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department for 13 years and was assigned to the Rancho Cordova Police Department through contract. He is survived by his wife, two children, and parents.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge 1079

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

emergency response

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Deputy Sheriff Canfield,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Sacramento County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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November 12, 2018

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