Deputy Sheriff Joaquin De La Torre

Deputy Sheriff Joaquin De La Torre

Monterey County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, November 10, 1855

Joaquin De La Torre

Deputy De La Torre, Deputy Jim Beckwith and Deputy Charles Layton were shot and killed while attempting to arrest a suspect wanted for murdering two other people. The suspect was captured by a mob and lynched.

Bio

  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Lynched

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Rest In Peace Brother. You are not forgotten on the 162nd anniversary of your E.O.W.

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

November 10, 2017

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