Deputy Sheriff William A. White

Deputy Sheriff William A. White

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, March 21, 1964

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William A. White

Deputy Sheriff William White was killed in a vehicle crash at the intersection of Nadeau Street and Parmalee Avenue in Florence.

He and his partner were responding to an assault in progress when their vehicle was struck by another car that was fleeing from the scene.

Deputy White was transported to St. Francis Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries about four hours later.

The driver of the car that struck him was charged with felony drunk driving and murder. He was also charged with kidnapping, robbery, felonious assault, and sex crimes for his involvement with the incident Deputy White was responding to.

Deputy White had served with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for five years and was assigned to the Firestone Park Station.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

drunk driver, emergency response, fight call

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Rest In Peace Deputy White. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the White Family and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office.

Cpl. Gary Hughes (Retired)
Passaic County Sheriff's Office New Jersey

October 18, 2020

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