Deputy Didier M. Hurdle

Deputy Didier M. Hurdle

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Friday, November 25, 1977

Didier M. Hurdle

Deputy Didier Hurdle was shot and killed after stopping suspected gang members.

When Deputy Hurdle and a cadet trainee stopped the suspect’s car, the suspect exited and opened fire. The cadet was wounded in the leg, but was able to return fire. Deputy Hurdle was shot and killed. During the gun battle, the deputies were able to wound one of the suspects.

Responding deputies were able to follow the suspects' blood trail. They were apprehended and charged with murder of a police officer and possession of PCP.


  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

gang member, traffic stop

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Rest In Peace Brother. On the 40th anniversary of your E.O.W. We honor and remember you. Thank you and your family and coworkers for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

November 25, 2017

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