Deputy Sheriff Harold Eugene Vanderoef, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff Harold Eugene Vanderoef, Jr.

Suffolk County Sheriff's Office, New York

End of Watch Thursday, June 4, 1987

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Harold Eugene Vanderoef, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff Harold Vanderoef was struck and killed by a vehicle while attempting to reach victims of an accident on Sunrise Highway in Bay Shore.

He and another deputy came across the crash and were attempting to cross the highway to reach the victims when Deputy Vanderoef was fatally struck.

Deputy Vanderoef was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He is survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 51
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

accident scene

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 4, 2015

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