Deputy Sheriff Eugene Francis Denton

Deputy Sheriff Eugene Francis Denton

Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Friday, July 8, 1955

Eugene Francis Denton

Deputy Sheriff Eugene Denton suffered a fatal heart attack at the Superior Courthouse while assisting a man who had collapsed in a courtroom.

As Deputy Denton ran to find a doctor in a nearby building he collapsed. Both he and the man he was assisting were transported to San Jose Hospital, where they both died.

Deputy Denton was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 66
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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

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

July 8, 2018

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