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Deputy Sheriff Eugene Francis Denton | Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office, California Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office, California

Deputy Sheriff

Eugene Francis Denton

Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch: Friday, July 8, 1955

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 66

Tour: 16 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

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Deputy Sheriff Eugene Denton suffered a fatal heart attack at the Superior Courthouse while assisting a man who had collapsed in a courtroom.

As Deputy Denton ran to find a doctor in a nearby building he collapsed. Both he and the man he was assisting were transported to San Jose Hospital, where they both died.

Deputy Denton was survived by his wife.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
July 15, 2015

 

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