Probation Officer Charles Gleason Venz

Probation Officer Charles Gleason Venz

United States Courts Probation and Pretrial Services, U.S. Government

End of Watch Tuesday, October 2, 1979

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Charles Gleason Venz

Probation Officer Charles Venz was killed in a vehicle crash on I-805, just north of Federal Boulevard, in San Diego, California.

He was conducting fieldwork when his vehicle struck a city sanitation truck that was stopped on the interstate.

Officer Venz had served with the United States Courts for nine years and was assigned to the Southern District of California. He was survived by his wife and four daughters.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location California

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Officer Venz,
On today, the 38th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 2, 2017

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