Special Deputy Sheriff Edward Patrick Brennan

Special Deputy Sheriff Edward Patrick Brennan

San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Friday, July 21, 1922

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Edward Patrick Brennan

Deputy Edward Brennan was shot and killed while on duty at the Southern Pacific Railroad yards in Tracy, California.

Deputy Brennan and another officer were investigating shots fired at 5 am. Deputy Brennan approached two men and was shot before they fled the scene. Three days later, one suspect was apprehended in Sparks, Nevada.

Deputy Brennan had served as a special deputy for only a few days. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed to asylum

foot patrol, shots fired

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Special Deputy Sheriff Brennan,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of San Joaquin County.


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July 21, 2022

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