Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 13 years
Badge # 1079
Cause: Motorcycle accident
Incident Date: 11/12/2008
Weapon: Not available
Suspect: Not available
Deputy Lawrence Canfield was killed in a motorcycle accident on Coloma Road, 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.