Reserve Deputy Sheriff Charles Christopher Plumleigh

Reserve Deputy Sheriff Charles Christopher Plumleigh

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, March 1, 1978

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Charles Christopher Plumleigh

Reserve Deputy Sheriff Charles Plumleigh and Deputy Sheriff Gregory Low were killed in an automobile crash.

The two deputies were responding to a burglary in progress call when their patrol car collided with a second patrol car at the intersection of 30th Street West and Avenue K in Lancaster.

Reserve Deputy Plumleigh died three days later from his injuries. The three deputies in the second patrol car suffered minor injuries.

Reserve Deputy Plumleigh had served with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for one year.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Sunday, February 26, 1978

burglary, emergency response

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Reserve Deputy Sheriff Plumleigh rest in peace.

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October 12, 2019

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