Deputy Sheriff Paul Emerson Baker

Deputy Sheriff Paul Emerson Baker

Yamhill County Sheriff's Office, Oregon

End of Watch Friday, January 22, 1982

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Paul Emerson Baker

Deputy Sheriff Paul Baker succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when his patrol truck was struck by another vehicle on Highway 99, near McMinnville.

The other vehicle crossed the center line and struck his vehicle head-on.


  • Age 53
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Thursday, January 21, 1982

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Deputy Sheriff Baker,
It’s been over 40 years since your End of Watch but you are still honored and remembered. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Yamhill County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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