Policeman Mario V. Deiro

Policeman Mario V. Deiro

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, December 31, 1942

Mario V. Deiro

Policeman Deiro was shot and killed by a man he was trying to arrest for public drunkenness.

The 40-year-old suspect was convicted of manslaughter, sentenced to prison, and paroled on October 17, 1947.

Policeman Deiro was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Paroled in 1947

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I just heard the dedication on Dragnet radio drama. Thank you for your bravery and sacrifice

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May 25, 2017

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