Deputy Sheriff Joseph Buzzell

Deputy Sheriff Joseph Buzzell

San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Thursday, November 28, 1895

Joseph Buzzell

Deputy Buzzell was shot and killed while attempting to remove a family that was trespassing on a ranch near the San Joaquin River. The father of the family fired and Deputy Buzzell, striking him in the head and chest, killing him.

The suspect was also wounded in return fire. He was arrested several days later.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Arrested

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Rest In Peace Brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

November 28, 2017

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