Sergeant Robert W. Baron

Sergeant Robert W. Baron

Sandoval County Sheriff's Office, New Mexico

End of Watch Friday, December 6, 2013

Robert W. Baron

Sergeant Robert Baron succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when he was struck by a vehicle on I-25, near San Felipe Pueblo.

Sergeant Baron was investigating a previous accident during a period of blizzard-like conditions when another vehicle lost control and struck him. He was transported to the University of New Mexico Hospital where he remained in a coma until passing away.

He had served with the Sandoval County Sheriff's Office for eight years. He had served in law enforcement for a total of 25 years and had previously served with the National Park Service, Federal Bureau of Prisons, and the Los Angeles County Probation Department.

Sergeant Baron was a charter member of Law Enforcement United. He is survived by his wife, who is also a law enforcement officer and LEU member, and a 10-year-old son.

Bio

  • Age 47
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge S205

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Thursday, December 5, 2013

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Do not stand at my grave and weep
I am not there. I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow.

I am the diamond glints on snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning’s hush,
I am the swift uplifting rush.

Of quiet birds in circled flight,
I am the soft stars that shine at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry.
I am not there. I did not die.

Mary Elizabeth Frye

“Just because you don’t believe doesn’t mean it isn’t true.”
~Robert Baron

Never forgotten, my friend. You are missed.
Thank you for helping me restore my conversation with God.

Liz Blair
More than a co-worker, a friend

December 5, 2018

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