Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 9 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicle pursuit
Offender: Not available
Deputy Sheriff Robert Bornet was killed in an automobile accident while attempting to take action after observing a hit-and-run accident.
He was in uniform while driving home from the county courthouse for his lunch break when he witnessed the accident. He began to follow the offending vehicle and called for assistance when he was involved in a fatal crash.
Deputy Bornet had served with the Ventura County Sheriff's Office for nine years and had previously served with the United States Navy. He is survived by his wife and four children.