Detective I Abiel "Abe" Barron

Detective I Abiel "Abe" Barron

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, June 25, 2003

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Abiel "Abe" Barron

Detective Abe Barron was killed in an automobile accident when his patrol car was struck head-on by another vehicle on California 138 in San Bernardino County.

Detective Barron and his partner were in the area while conducting an investigation. Another vehicle was attempting to pass a tractor trailer and crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic at 7:30 pm. Detective Barron was killed instantly and his partner was critically injured.

The driver of the vehicle that struck their car was also injured. He was arrested in the hospital and charged with manslaughter with gross negligence.

Detective Barron had been with the Los Angeles Police Department for 19 years, and was assigned to the Northeast Division's unsolved murder squad. He is survived by his wife and 13-year-old daughter.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge 24314

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

automobile accident, investigation

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I have passed the spot on Highway 138 where Detective Barron was called up by our Lord several times. To his family, partners, and friends we will never forget his service and sacrifice. RIP.

Deputy Sheriff Los Angeles
County Sheriff

June 25, 2022

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