Deputy Sheriff Daniel Browne-Sanchez

Deputy Sheriff Daniel Browne-Sanchez

Hawaii Department of Public Safety - Sheriff Division, Hawaii

End of Watch Saturday, February 10, 2007

Daniel Browne-Sanchez

Deputy Sheriff Daniel Browne-Sanchez was shot and killed while attempting to take action against an armed robbery assailant while off duty.

The robber had entered a local restaurant at 1700 Kapi'olani Boulevard, fired several shots into the ceiling and wall, and ordered all of the employees into a lounge area.

Deputy Browne-Sanchez, who was unarmed, attempted to subdue the subject but was shot multiple times. Other employees then attacked the man and held him until responding officers arrived. The masked killer was wearing a military flak jacket under his coat.

On November 6th, 2007, the subject was convicted of Deputy Browne-Sanchez's murder, kidnapping, illegal firearms possession, and possession of a silencer.

Deputy Browne-Sanchez had served with the Hawaii Department of Public Safety - Sheriff's Division for five years. He is survived by his mother.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 653

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .22 caliber
  • Offender Convicted of murder

off duty, robbery

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Thanks and recognition goes to Deputy Sheriff Daniel Browne-Sanchez for his devoted service to his community. Deputy Daniel Browne-Sanchez will never ever ever ever ever be forgotten. May Daniel's soul forever rest in Heaven, and may God bless his mother.

First Sergeant Tom Webb, Retired.
New York State Police - Troop D

July 19, 2018

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