Chief Deputy Joshua Dale Eggelston

Chief Deputy Joshua Dale Eggelston

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, Idaho

End of Watch Saturday, July 18, 2009

Joshua Dale Eggelston

Chief Deputy Joshua Eggelston was killed in an automobile accident on Highway 24, near Shoshone.

One of the rear tires on his patrol car went flat causing the vehicle to swerve of control and rollover. He suffered fatal injuries when he was ejected from the patrol car.

Chief Deputy Eggelston had served with the agency for twelve years. He is survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge 6134

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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I worked for a town 10 miles from his county. We backed each other up on a few calls and worked an alcohol interdiction together for a few days. I was on duty the day he left us. Josh, brother, you were always a please to work with and I ALWAYS knew you had my back and from heaven I know you still. RIP brother, we'll take if from here.

Deputy M. Moore Fremont County Colorado
Former Holding City PD Idaho

March 5, 2015

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