Deputy Richard B. Hammack

Deputy Richard B. Hammack

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Monday, May 11, 1992

Richard B. Hammack

Deputy Richard Hammack was shot and killed while serving a high risk drug warrant. He was struck in the neck, face, and upper body by rifle fire as he ran to assist two other deputies who had been fired upon.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 5044

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Not available

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Deputy Hammack,
Thank you for your service, and total dedication to duty. The amount of courage displayed by you is nothing short of spectacular. We will never forget your sacrifice, and should aim to emulate your work ethic. Thank you Sgt. Hillis USMC

Recruit Hillis Class# 429

February 24, 2018

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