Reserve Deputy Timothy A. Ruggles

Reserve Deputy Timothy A. Ruggles

Placer County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, February 9, 1986

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Timothy A. Ruggles

Reserve Deputy Timothy Ruggles was killed in an automobile accident on Laird Road while he and his partner responded to backup a deputy who had spotted a burglary suspect.

The deputy was flown to University Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries approximately 90 minutes later.

Reserve Deputy Ruggles had served with the Placer County Sheriff's Department for only 11 months. He is survived by his parents.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 11 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Ruggles. A tragic life cut short by violence forever remembered as a heroic public servant. You served the Evergreen State with pride and distinction.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 26, 2018

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