Deputy Michael L. Cole

Deputy Michael L. Cole

El Dorado County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Tuesday, February 26, 1991

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Michael L. Cole

Deputy Michael Cole was killed while responding to a call involving livestock on the road.

His patrol car left the roadway and struck a tree on Pleasant Valley Road near El Dorado Street. It is believed that the improper placement of equipment in the patrol car interfered with the proper operation of the vehicle, contributing to the crash.

Deputy Cole joined the Sheriff’s Department in 1990 after working for the Oxnard Police Department for 10 years. He is survived by his wife and three sons.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 10 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

February 26, 2018

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