Deputy Sheriff David H. Whittier

Deputy Sheriff David H. Whittier

Orleans County Sheriff's Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, September 8, 1989

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David H. Whittier

Deputy Whittier succumbed to injuries sustained 9 months earlier when he was struck by a drunk driver. He was pinned in between an abandoned vehicle and the suspect's vehicle. The drunk driver was sentenced to 6 months in jail and 5 years probation.

Deputy Whittier was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 144

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Sunday, January 1, 1989
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Sentenced to 6 months

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 8, 2020

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