Deputy Sheriff Howard R. Scheffler

Deputy Sheriff Howard R. Scheffler

Riverside County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, February 29, 1956

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Howard R. Scheffler

Deputy Scheffler was killed in an automobile accident while returning to Indio Station from an official trip to Riverside. During the trip his vehicle veered off of the divided highway and flipped over.
Deputy Scheffler had been with the agency for one year and was survived by his wife and twin daughters.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Scheffler.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 26, 2019

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