Deputy Sheriff Ryan Douglas Zirkle

Deputy Sheriff Ryan Douglas Zirkle

Marin County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Thursday, March 15, 2018

Ryan Douglas Zirkle

Deputy Sheriff Ryan Zirkle was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 1, north of Point Reyes Station, while responding to a 911 hangup call shortly after 12:00 am.

His vehicle left the wet roadway as it entered a curve in the road, and struck a tree on the driver's side door. He was flown to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Deputy Zirkle had served with the Marin County Sheriff's Office for 2-1/2 years. He is survived by his fiancée, parents, and two brothers.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour 2 years, 6 months
  • Badge 1784

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

911 hangup, single vehicle crash

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R.I.P Deputy Zirkle. It’s amazing to see young men get in the line of duty at a young age it’s unfortunate to see them pass away in their beginning of their career. Just a reminder of the dangers this career holds. A true hero Deputy Zirkle.

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