Corrections Officer Paul B. Beridon

Corrections Officer Paul B. Beridon

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California

End of Watch Thursday, September 11, 1997

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Paul B. Beridon

Corrections Officer Paul Beridon and Corrections Officer Mylene Zalar were killed in a vehicle crash on California 108, between Oakdale and Jamestown, at approximately 3:45 am.

The officers were en route to the Sierra Conservation Center, in Jamestown, to conduct a prisoner transport when an oncoming vehicle crossed the center line and struck their department issued 1987 AMC Eagle station wagon head-on. Officer Beridon, who was driving, and Officer Zalar, who was sitting in the backseat, were both killed. A third officer in the front passenger seat suffered severe injuries but survived.

Bio

  • Age 51
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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

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