Sergeant Robert W. Baron

Sergeant Robert W. Baron

Sandoval County Sheriff's Office, New Mexico

End of Watch Friday, December 6, 2013

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Robert W. Baron

Sergeant Robert Baron succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when he was struck by a vehicle on I-25, near San Felipe Pueblo.

Sergeant Baron was investigating a previous accident during a period of blizzard-like conditions when another vehicle lost control and struck him. He was transported to the University of New Mexico Hospital where he remained in a coma until passing away.

He had served with the Sandoval County Sheriff's Office for eight years. He had served in law enforcement for a total of 25 years and had previously served with the National Park Service, Federal Bureau of Prisons, and the Los Angeles County Probation Department.

Sergeant Baron was a charter member of Law Enforcement United. He is survived by his wife, who is also a law enforcement officer and LEU member, and a 10-year-old son.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge S205

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Thursday, December 5, 2013

accident investigation, LEU Member, weather

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