Deputy Sheriff William Jackson Litz

Deputy Sheriff William Jackson Litz

San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, May 23, 1959

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William Jackson Litz

Deputy William Litz was killed when the patrol car he was driving was struck by a train at a crossing on Hellman Avenue. A reserve deputy riding in the car was injured, but fully recovered.

Deputy Litz had served with the agency for eight months. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 8 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Litz.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 22, 2022

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