Deputy Sheriff Steven Anthony Breland

Deputy Sheriff Steven Anthony Breland

Colleton County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Monday, September 19, 1977

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Steven Anthony Breland

Deputy Breland was shot and killed while he and other deputies attempted to serve a warrant. The suspect was found guilty of manslaughter and died while in prison.

Deputy Breland had served with the Colleton County Sheriff's Department for 2 years and was survived by his wife, daughter, parents, brother, sister, and grandmother.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge J10

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Deceased

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Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 19, 2020

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