Deputy Sheriff Errol J. Rogers

Deputy Sheriff Errol J. Rogers

Del Norte County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, June 7, 1984

Add to My Heroes

Errol J. Rogers

Deputy Sheriff Errol Rogers was killed in an automobile crash while riding as a passenger on Red Mountain Road near Klamath, California.

Deputy Rogers was returning from a marijuana raid in rain and fog. The truck failed to take the curve and fell off a 280-foot cliff. The driver suffered minor injuries.

Deputy Rogers had served with the Del Norte County Sheriff's Department for one year and previously served with the San Bernadino Police Department for 15 years. He was survived by his wife, two sons, daughter, brother, father, and stepmother.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

single vehicle crash, weather

Most Recent Reflection

View all 7 Reflections

Deputy Sheriff Rogers,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Del Norte County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol (Retired)

June 7, 2024

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.