Deputy Sheriff Charles Lee "Matt" Dillon

Deputy Sheriff Charles Lee "Matt" Dillon

Comanche County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Thursday, August 13, 1987

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Charles Lee "Matt" Dillon

Deputy Sheriff Matt Dillon was killed in an automobile crash approximately 40 miles east of Alamogordo, New Mexico, while en route to Las Cruces, New Mexico, to pick up several prisoners

He was driving on Highway 82 when his vehicle slid on the wet surface, crossed the center line, and struck a propane truck head-on.

Deputy Dillon had previously served as an investigator with the Comanche County District Attorney's Office and as a counselor with the Comanche County Juvenile Bureau.


  • Age 55
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location New Mexico

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He told me to skydive and he was the inspector general for the 82nd airborne division back in 1970 he gave me advice on my marriage in 1972 and that marriage last for 25 years until the passing of my wife rest in peace my brother

CW4 Kevin Tendall
US Army Ret

October 8, 2021

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