Deputy Sheriff Randal Eugene Jennings

Deputy Sheriff Randal Eugene Jennings

Butte County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Wednesday, May 21, 1997

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Randal Eugene Jennings

Deputy Jennings was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance call.

Deputy Jennings had responded to a call in which it was reported that a man was beating his wife. Upon arrival a gun battle ensued in a dark field and Deputy Jennings was struck five times, twice in the neck, once in the wrist. Two shots were stopped by his bullet resistant vest.

Deputy Jennings was able to return fire and kill the suspect with one shot.

Deputy Jennings is survived by his wife, also a police officer, and his stepson.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 30

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed by Deputy Jennings

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Randy was a great man and I miss him still. He took my badge and spot on the department in 1990 when I transferred to a another department

Daniel C. Black/Retired Police Officer
Butte Co. Sheriff/Livermore PD

November 7, 2021

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