Policeman Mario V. Deiro

Policeman Mario V. Deiro

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, December 31, 1942

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Mario V. Deiro

Policeman Deiro was shot and killed by a man he was trying to arrest for public drunkenness.

The 40-year-old suspect was convicted of manslaughter, sentenced to prison, and paroled on October 17, 1947.

Policeman Deiro was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Paroled in 1947

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April 24th , 2019.The Dragnet radio podcast today was dedicated to your service. I researched your time as a LAPD officer. May your name and memory live on.... REST IN ETERNAL PEACE, Thank You for your service. I feel I have a odd tie to you, The article s I found was published om my birthday April 8th. I will ALWAYS remember you know on my birthday.

Juli Garrett

April 24, 2019

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