Deputy Sheriff Constance Ellen Worland

Deputy Sheriff Constance Ellen Worland

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, May 2, 1981

Constance Ellen Worland

Deputy Constance Worland was accidentally shot and killed by her partner following a call involving a man with a gun in a high-crime area.

After arriving at the scene, the deputies were told the suspects had gone to another area of the housing complex. As the deputies got back into their patrol car, their shotgun discharged as it was being placed into the shotgun mount. The blast struck Deputy Worland in the side.

Deputy Worland had been a member of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for four years and was assigned to Carson Station.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)

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I can't believe it has been that long. I worked with Connie at SRC and I remember her as always being on an even level, no matter what was going. Connie truly loved her Department and her job, it showed!!! thinking of her,her family and the others involved in that night.

Sherry Shelgren
former dispatcher SRC

May 2, 2016

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