Deputy Sheriff Donald Leeroy Brown

Deputy Sheriff Donald Leeroy Brown

Yuba County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, November 21, 1974

Donald Leeroy Brown

Deputy Brown was shot and killed when he responded to reports of a man pointing a shotgun at school children. The suspect was known to Deputy Brown and when he arrived at the scene the man's mother let him in the house. As Deputy Brown approached the second floor of the residence the suspect appeared from a bedroom and shot Deputy Brown in the chest with the shotgun.

The suspect was found guilty of charges connected with Deputy Brown's murder.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Convicted

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Rest In Peace Brother. Thank you and your family for your service and sacrifice. You will not be forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

November 21, 2017

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