Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 2 years
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 6/20/1988
Offender: Sentenced to 2 years
Corrections Officer Lyle Herman succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier when he intervened in an assault while off duty.
Officer Herman suffered severe injuries and was taken to Sutter General Hospital, in Sacramento, where he died two days later.
The subject was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and sentenced to only two years in prison.
Officer Herman had served with the California Department of Corrections for two years and was assigned to Folsom State Prison. He was survived by his wife, two sons, and daughter.