Login | About Us | Contact Us | Search Connect With ODMP Facebook Twitter
ODMP Remembers...

Detective Darrel Dale Cate | Buena Park Police Department, California Buena Park Police Department, California

Detective

Darrel Dale Cate

Buena Park Police Department, California

End of Watch: Thursday, September 21, 1972

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Released in 1982

· Leave a Reflection
· Add to My Heroes
· Update this memorial

Share this memorial:
Email to a Friend

Detective Darrel Cate was shot and killed while he and his partner searched a residence for a felony suspect. During the search the officers became separated and Detective Cate was shot by the suspect.

The suspect was convicted of second degree murder in 1973 in connection with Detective Cate's murder, but released in 1982. In 2006 he was added to the US Marshals Service 15 Most Wanted List after violating parole on unrelated charges in Virginia. Deputy U.S. Marshals, task force officers from the Merced County Sheriff’s Office and the California Department of Corrections, arrested Clouston on unrelated charges at a group home on June 01, 2010.

Leave a Reflection · Update Memorial

View all 16 Reflections

Most Recent Reflection

"When a good man is hurt, all who would be called good must suffer with him.”

Euripides

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service
September 17, 2015

 

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now:

(will show below Reflection)
(will show below Reflection)
(e-mail remains private)
Remember my rank, agency and email address
I have read and agree to the Reflections Terms of Use
(revised 5/31/2012)
 
All 2016 Deaths