Reserve Deputy Sheriff Lee E. Sawyer

Reserve Deputy Sheriff Lee E. Sawyer

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Friday, October 14, 1960

Add to My Heroes

Lee E. Sawyer

Reserve Deputy Sheriff Lee Sawyer was killed in an automobile accident at the intersection of San Jose Avenue and Compton Boulevard while on patrol.

Deputy Sawyer had served with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for nine years and was assigned to Lakewood Station. He was survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

Most Recent Reflection

View all 11 Reflections

Jesus Christ, during His Sermon on the Mount, proclaimed, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons [children] of God.” [Matthew 5:9 ESV]

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS, NCCA
Ordained/Licensed Independent Christian Clergy
Merrimack, NH 03054

Captain Steven R. Closs (Ret.)
Nashua NH Police Department

February 26, 2021

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.