Deputy Sheriff Paul William DeRouen

Deputy Sheriff Paul William DeRouen

Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, March 29, 2008

Paul William DeRouen

Deputy Paul DeRouen succumbed to injuries sustained 22 years earlier when he was struck by a vehicle while attempting to subdue a suspect.

The accident caused Deputy DeRouen to lose one leg and his hip, and he suffered massive abdominal injuries. He died as a result of complications of the injuries suffered in the original incident.

Deputy DeRouen had served with the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department for 8 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 16

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Monday, January 27, 1986

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