Police Officer Samuel Sanchez

Police Officer Samuel Sanchez

Guadalupe Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, April 13, 1969

Samuel Sanchez

Officer Sanchez was transporting three prisoners to the jail in Santa Maria when his vehicle was struck by a vehicle being operated by a drunk driver. Two of the prisoners were also killed.

Officer Sanchez had served with the Guadalupe Police Department for 4 years.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 5

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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You are my great Uncle. Wish I could have meet you. My brother is a Cop now. Look after my brother Ross. He would have made you very proud of him as we all are.

Renae Porter

August 18, 2014

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