Deputy Sheriff Roger A. Strong

Deputy Sheriff Roger A. Strong

Riverside County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Monday, August 7, 1961

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Roger A. Strong

Deputy Sheriff Roger Strong succumbed to heat exhaustion while performing a rescue mission in the desert.

He and another deputy were searching for lost people when their department Jeep broke down. They began to walk back towards the highway when Deputy Strong was overcome by the heat and passed away.

Deputy Strong had been employed with the Riverside County Sheriff's Department for seven months and had been in law enforcement for five years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heat exhaustion

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson(Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

August 7, 2018

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