Deputy Sheriff Emma Benson

Deputy Sheriff Emma Benson

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, March 20, 1919

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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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Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

March 20, 2021

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