Deputy Sheriff Mark Steven Kemp

Deputy Sheriff Mark Steven Kemp

Riverside County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, November 9, 1994

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Mark Steven Kemp

Deputy Sheriff Mark Kemp died as the result of complications from being exposed to dangerous chemicals during the investigation of a meth lab in 1990.

Immediately following the initial exposure Deputy Kemp began to suffer from severe asthma attacks. The attacks persisted and he was hospitalized several times. On November 9, 1994, he was attending a training class when he suffered a severe asthma attack. He was transported to a local hospital where he passed away.

Deputy Kemp had served with the Riverside County Sheriff's Department for 10 years.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Exposure to toxins
  • Incident Date Not available

narcotics, drug lab

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Deputy Sheriff Kemp,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Riverside County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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November 9, 2019

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