Deputy Sheriff Dighton Lewis Little

Deputy Sheriff Dighton Lewis Little

San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Friday, October 20, 1989

Dighton Lewis Little

Deputy Dighton Little was shot and killed while serving a warrant as a member of his department's SWAT team. While outside of the suspect's trailer he was shot in the head with a high powered rifle fired through a window. The suspect was then shot and killed by other officers. Deputy Little was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest In Peace Brother. We honor and remember you on the 28th anniversary of your E.O.W. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

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

October 20, 2017

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