Deputy Kenneth Fredrick Perrigo

Deputy Kenneth Fredrick Perrigo

Shasta County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Monday, October 21, 1991

Kenneth Fredrick Perrigo

Deputy Perrigo was shot in the head and killed after he arrested two suspects for drinking in public. While transporting the suspects to the station one of them pulled a gun and shot him. The shooter was sentenced to death.

Deputy Perrigo was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to death

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I used live in Northern California and am now a Deputy in Northeastern Utah. I just met this hero's daughter who purchased my morning coffee and told me of her father. Thank you so much for your sacrifice... the world owes you. God bless.

Uintah County Sheriffs Office

March 29, 2018

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