Deputy Sheriff Charlene Marie Rottler

Deputy Sheriff Charlene Marie Rottler

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, January 3, 2010

Charlene Marie Rottler

Deputy Sheriff Charlene Rottler succumbed to injuries sustained on November 5, 1972, when the patrol car she was riding in was involved in a car accident.

She was left permanently disabled and her health continued to deteriorate until she succumbed to her injuries.

Deputy Rottler had served with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for seven years. She was survived by her two children.


  • Age 68
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Sunday, November 5, 1972

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Dear Deputy Rottler, I would like to start off by saying happy Mother’s Day. I would also like to thank you for all of your hard work and courage throughout your career. Thank you for being one of the first female Deputies to go out on patrol and paving the way for the rest of us, we wouldn’t be where we are without you. Thank you for being such an inspiration to all of us females who have dreams of becoming a Deputy Sheriff. Your Legacy will never be forgotten.

Recruit Pérez Class 429
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

May 14, 2018

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