Reserve Deputy Sheriff Bryce N. Patton

Reserve Deputy Sheriff Bryce N. Patton

Ventura County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Friday, August 19, 1960

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Bryce N. Patton

Deputy Sheriff Bryce Patton was shot and killed while manning a roadblock. Deputies were attempting to apprehend three suspects who had robbed a store of $150.

His killer was executed at San Quentin Prison on October 18th, 1961.

Deputy Patton was survived by his two children.


  • Age 28
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1961

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Thank you for your service and rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your heroic actions and sacrifice.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

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