Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 2 years
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 6/20/1988
Suspect: Sentenced to 2 years
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 suspect was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and sentenced to 2 years.
Officer Herman had served with the agency for 2 years and was assigned to Folsom State Prison. He was survived by his wife, two sons, and daughter.