Deputy Constable Juan Orosco

Deputy Constable Juan Orosco

Orange County Constable's Office, California

End of Watch Sunday, August 25, 1907

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Juan Orosco

Deputy Constable Juan Orosco was shot and killed as he attempted to break up a fight at a dance hall in Los Alamitos.

Deputy Constable Orosco was following one of the suspects toward the door when the man suddenly turned and fired a revolver at him, striking him in the chest. A friend of Constable Orosco who accompanied him was able to subdue the man and take him into custody.

The man, 25, was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 7 years in prison. He was released on April 22, 1913.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Released in 1913

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Deputy Constable Orosco,
On today, the 96th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Orange County.


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August 25, 2023

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