Deputy Sheriff Emma Benson

Deputy Sheriff Emma Benson

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, March 20, 1919

Emma Benson

Deputy Sheriff Emma Benson and Deputy Sheriff Harry Guard were killed when their department vehicle was struck by a trolley car on Telegarph Road.

The two deputies, along with a third deputy, were returning to the jail after delivering a mental patient to a hospital in Norwalk when their Model T was struck.

Deputy Benson was assigned to transporting female prisoners.

Bio

  • Age 42
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest In Peace Sister LEO. Thank you for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

March 20, 2018

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