Deputy Sheriff Anthony Olson

Deputy Sheriff Anthony Olson

Monterey County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Tuesday, September 24, 1996

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Anthony Olson

Deputy Sheriff Tony Olson was killed in an automobile crash while responding as a backup officer to a domestic disturbance.

His patrol car went down a 400-foot embankment on Arroyo Seco Road, two miles west of Elm Avenue. He became trapped inside the wreckage as it caught fire.

Deputy Olson had served with the Monterey County Sheriff's Office for four years. He is survived by his parents.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

emergency response

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Deputy Olson,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Monterrey County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 24, 2021

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