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Detective Christopher W. Boone | Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, California Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, California

Detective

Christopher W. Boone

Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch: Thursday, October 25, 1979

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Detective Boone was shot and killed while working a surveillance assignment at the home of a female who had received threatening phone calls. The suspect called the home while Detective Boone was present and then came to the house to carry out the threats. Detective Boone identified himself as a police officer and attempted to arrest the man. A struggle ensued and Detective Boone was shot and killed.
Detective Boone was posthumously awarded the Medal of Valor for his heroic actions in protecting the victim.

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Chris, you were an amazing Detective. You are missed by everyone including me. You helped me get through the Reserves. You talked to me a lot about becoming a Reserve. You helped me to get more confident within myself. You made me see that becoming a Reserve was important and it was about helping the community. I will never forget you Chris. I only wish you could have seen me Graduate through the Academy. You missed it by 4 months. Thank you. RIP.

Reserve Deputy Sheriff-1979-1984

Kathy Aquila-Willett
March 10, 2017

 

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