Special Agent J. Clifford Dietrich

Special Agent J. Clifford Dietrich

United States Department of the Treasury - United States Secret Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, May 26, 1973

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J. Clifford Dietrich

Special Agent Clifford Dietrich was killed in a helicopter accident while on a presidential protective assignment for President Richard Nixon.

The helicopter accident occurred near Grand Cay Island in the Bahamas.

Special Agent Dietrich had served in law enforcement for four years. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident
  • Location Overseas

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To the family and many friends of Cliff Dietrich. Cliff was my neighbor in Meriden, CT before Cliff was reassigned. He was one of the greatest of all my lifetime friends.
You have my deepest sympathy.

Fred Yochum

May 7, 2024

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