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Deputy Barry J. Hoffman | Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

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Barry J. Hoffman

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch: Monday, August 30, 1971

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 24

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 8/25/1971

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Shot and killed

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Deputy Barry Hoffman was shot and killed during a struggle. Deputy Hoffman and his partner were questioning two suspects near a bar in Lawndale when the two suspects attempted to flee. A struggle ensued between Deputy Hoffman and one of the suspects when he was wounded. Deputy Hoffman's partner shot and killed the suspect. Deputy Hoffman was transported to a local hospital where he died five days later.

Deputy Hoffman had been with the agency for just over two years.

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As a young cadet in Class 147 I rode with you on my last patrol ride before graduation. After graduation and while fairly new at Men's Central Jail I was assigned to the Jail Ward to guard the juvenile who was involved in the shooting that took your life. My emotions were truly tested as I held back a rage of anger toward this person. Your memory and life will remain with me forever, you will never be forgotten.

Rest in Peace.

Deputy Gil Perez - Retired
LASD
February 7, 2013

 

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