Deputy Sheriff Adolfo Celis

Deputy Sheriff Adolfo Celis

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, April 18, 1883

Add to My Heroes

Adolfo Celis

Deputy Sheriff Adolfo Celis was accidentally shot and killed when a rifle fell out of a wagon and discharged as he and two other deputies were traveling on official business.

He was with several other deputies, preparing to make camp approximately one-quarter mile from San Fernando, when his rifle discharged as he adjusted the wagon seat. The round struck him in the abdomen, killing him.

Deputy Celis also served as a member of the local fire department. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

accidental discharge

Most Recent Reflection

View all 5 Reflections

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. You are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

April 18, 2018

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.