Deputy Sheriff William Jackson Litz

Deputy Sheriff William Jackson Litz

San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, May 23, 1959

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William Jackson Litz

Deputy William Litz was killed when the patrol car he was driving was struck by a train at a crossing on Hellman Avenue. A reserve deputy riding in the car was injured, but fully recovered.

Deputy Litz had served with the agency for eight months. He was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour 8 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Deputy Sheriff Litz,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of San Bernadino County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

May 23, 2019

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