Reserve Deputy Sheriff Ray Leonard Mallory

Reserve Deputy Sheriff Ray Leonard Mallory

Kern County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, August 16, 1983

Ray Leonard Mallory

Reserve Deputy Ray Mallory and Pilot Lansing Warren were killed in a plane crash as they participated in a search and rescue operation attempting to locate a downed plane. The aircraft in which Deputy Mallory was flying entered a canyon and was struck by a downdraft, which pushed it into a canyon wall.

Reserve Deputy Mallory had served with the agency for 14 years.

Bio

  • Age 45
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 30th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

February 23, 2013

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